Helpful Apps

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Amazing Ocean – Smithsonian

Audubon Birds – Apple App Store produced by Green Mountain digital for the National Audubon Society, the award-winning Audubon Birds field guide

California Tidepools – Apple App Store – features tidepool animals from Southern California/Channel Islands. Most of these animals are also in the Cabrillo tidepools, but not all of them

Expedition White Shark – Marine Conservation Science Institute

iNaturalist – iNaturalist helps you record your observations from the natural world and contribute them to, a social network for naturalists.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

NOAA Ocean Buoys – NOAA Buoy and Tide Data

NPS – NPS App for the National Park System

CNM Wildflowers – iTunes CNM has both a mobile app and a standard website that are botanical guides to most of the plants that can be found in the park. They include a number of photos for each species and lots of helpful information. The app is free. The website is:


Seafood Watch – Monterey Bay Aquarium

US Tides – Apple App Store – features tide calendars throughout the United States, including San Diego, California. See Point Loma buoy and Scripps Pier tide charts

Dolphin and Whale 911 –

Tide Graph – Apple App Store – Great app for determining tides for a local area

Last revised 18-Aug-22