Latest Sea of Cortez Stories
Special Package Includes personalized yoga, private chef, snorkeling tour and more Islands of Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico (PRWEB) October 27, 2014
Luxury bungalow, sunset cruise, private chef and pampering await with special package for couples. Islands of Loreto, Baja, Mexico (PRWEB) August 28, 2014
While shorter days and colder weather move many of us to hunker under the covers, researchers who spent their summers in fieldwork are more likely to be hunched over microscopes and curled over keyboards, scrutinizing samples and crunching data from their summer's labors.
A Mexican marine biologist has discovered a new shark species in the murky depths of Mexico's Sea of Cortez, the first new shark find in the wildlife-rich inlet in 34 years.
The Shovelnose Guitarfish (Rhinobatos productus) is a species of ray that is found in Pacific waters from central California down to the Sea of Cortez. It can be found, sometimes in large numbers, over sand or mud sand bottoms in colder, shallow coastal waters. This fish is also known as the Shovelnose Shark, Pointed-nosed Guitarfish, and simply Guitarfish. The body of the guitarfish is depressed and gradually tapers into the tail. The snout is somewhat long and rounded at the tip. The top...