New iPad game SUPERFUGU spreads conservation message

Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium recently teamed up with Wemo Media to help spread the word about ocean conservation via a new iPad game, SUPERFUGU.

The free 3-D game allows players to control an eco-warrior pufferfish named Fugu who must fend for himself to escape the threat of endangerment from urban and stormwater runoff, plastic pollution and overfishing.

Animated by Avatar Animation Director Andy Jones, with ocean science facts presented by oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle, SUPERFUGU launched on iTunes on May 1.