What's Turning San Diego's Coast Black Right Now? You'll Never Believe It.
This is a super-rare event...and it's not what you might think.
These pictures were taken by a student out at Scripps Pier in San Diego.CNN via www.wfla.com
As you can see, the water is almost completely black.CNN via www.wfla.com
Huge swaths of what appear to be a tarry, dark liquid have spread beneath the water....CNN via www.wfla.com
BUT....It's not tar...CNN via www.wfla.com
Can you guess what it is?CNN via www.wfla.com
It's a MASSIVE school of anchovies.CNN via www.wfla.com
Yep, MILLIONS of them. The most in at least 30 years.CNN via www.wfla.com
Enough for a million pizzas, maybe. If you like anchovies, I mean.CNN via www.wfla.com
They are completely unfazed by swimmers and surfers.CNN via www.wfla.com
And they've inexplicably taken over a MASSIVE chunk of the coastline.CNN via www.wfla.com www.wfla.com
Unbelievable, right? I thought it was going to be an oil slick, but nope...! Anchovy! Please share this with friends.SOURCE:WFLA News Channel 8