The California Current LME is an example of a large pelagic ecosystem which has been studied by CalCOFI participants since 1949 .The North Pacific Current feeds into the Alaska Current and the California Current which moves south along the coastline of North America . It then flows far offshore in the Southern California Bight before touching the mainland again in Baja California, Mexico. This LME is adjacent to the Gulf of Alaska LME and the Gulf of California and the Pacific Central-American Coastal LMEs. The main features of the California Current are:
Decadal variation as well as variation during El Niño and La Niña events. See more
Creating Hope for the Survival of Pacific Sea Turtles
by World Fish Center, Penang, Malaysia
14 January 2004
Outcome of the 17-21 November 2003 meeting at the Bellagio Conference Center in Italy to create a much needed blueprint for the conservation of sea turtles in the Pacific Ocean. Full information is available at the WorldFish Center Site in English only.