News of the California market squid fishery closure is spreading.
"We have had a banner year for market squid this year," said Dale Sweetnam, a Fish and Game marine biologist who oversees the commercial squid market. "The colder-than-normal water conditions we have observed since February have provided optimal conditions for squid spawning."
Indeed, market squid spawning seems to be going well. Check out this cool video of egg beds taken by some divers off La Jolla. Each of those white fingers probably has 200-300 eggs in it!