It’s the season for one of California’s natural phenomenon; grunion washing themselves up on the beach to spawn! Grunion are small sardine-like fish that are one of the few species that actually come ashore to lay their eggs in the sand. The Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is hosting their annual Meet the Grunion nights running through mid-July. The aquarium opens at 8:00 PM with programming starting at 9:00 PM, allowing you to walk around the exhibits at night with a hot drink, watch a short documentary on the grunion’s beaching ritual, get briefed, and then be taken out to the beach to wait for the fishy fornication to begin. The next two nights are on Monday April 23rd and Monday May 7th. Be sure to check the website for additional dates.
Location: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
3720 Stephen M White Drive San Pedro, CA 90731
Date: Multiple days through mid-July
Time: 8:00 PM