Explore the shore of the Sea of Cortez and meet the fascinating creatures at the tips of your toes. A tidewalkers guide to the upper Gulf of California.
The Sea of Cortez, also known as the Gulf of California, is framed by the Mexican mainland and the Baja California peninsula. Once called the Vermilion Sea, its long narrow shape results in tidal extremes that provide a unique home for a rich diversity of marine life. The beautiful waters entice tourists from all over the world and beckon marine scientists to discover their secrets.