Spring is mating and spawning season for almost everything in the gulf: Fill a jar with plankton from the local waters in the spring and it will typically contain the larvae of 80 species. All the eggs and hatchlings are surface dwellers, with almost no ability to swim away from the slick.
Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Worst Of All Possible Times For BP Spill
This article in "The New York Times" piles more bad news on what we're seeing playing itself out in the Gulf of Mexico.