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Pacific Littleneck Clam Leukoma staminea

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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East Pacific Red Octopus Octopus rubescens

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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Sea Clown Triopha Triopha catalinae

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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Cockerell's Dorid Limacia cockerelli

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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Hilton's Aeolid Phidiana hiltoni

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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Hopkin's Rose Okenia rosacea

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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Sea Lemon Peltodoris nobilis

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

Description

Two very different looking ones.

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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No oral tentacles and branchial plumes are not erect like in Baptodoris mimetica.

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Orange-peel Doris Acanthodoris lutea

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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three!

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Opalescent Nudibranch Hermissenda crassicornis

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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San Diego Dorid Diaulula sandiegensis

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dpom

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

Description

Found two very different individuals. Love the one with the rings for spots.

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Spotted Dorid Triopha maculata

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dpom

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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dpom

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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Relocated the same individual that I first found on the reef two days ago, about 10 feet away from the spot I saw it yesterday. Interesting to see how much it moves around.

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Starburst Anemone Anthopleura sola

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dpom

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST

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Starburst Anemone Anthopleura sola

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December 7, 2014 04:36 PM PST
Ray-finned Fishes

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Bony Fishes Class Actinopterygii

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anudibranchmom

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December 6, 2014 04:30 PM PST

Description

Looked vaguely similar to Monkeyface Eel (Cebidichthys violaceus) or possibly black prickleback, but more colorful. About 5" long. Found under cobble by Kevin Hintsa. Thanks!

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Black Prickleback Xiphister atropurpureus

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anudibranchmom

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December 6, 2014 04:53 PM PST

Description

Juvenile, or Pinpoint Gunnel perhaps? Found by Kevin Hinsta under cobble. Red, with a paler thin stripe from eye to nose, and pale dots running along the lateral line.

ID as per: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/590840

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Northern Clingfish Gobiesox maeandricus

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anudibranchmom

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December 6, 2014 04:52 PM PST

Description

Thanks Kevin Hintsa!

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Monkeyface eel Cebidichthys violaceus

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anudibranchmom

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December 6, 2014 04:44 PM PST

Description

Thanks Kevin Hintsa! Nice hand modeling too! :-)

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anudibranchmom

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December 6, 2014 03:28 PM PST

Description

Large-ish juvenile, about 1.5" across.

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East Pacific Red Octopus Octopus rubescens

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anudibranchmom

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December 6, 2014 05:14 PM PST

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Thickclaw Porcelain Crab Pachycheles rudis

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anudibranchmom

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December 6, 2014 03:31 PM PST

Description

About 1/2" across. Under cobble. Missing right front claw.

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Crabs Infraorder Brachyura

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anudibranchmom

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December 6, 2014 03:32 PM PST

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About 1/2" across. Under cobble. Missing both front claws.

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chocolate porcelain crab Petrolisthes manimaculis

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anudibranchmom

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December 6, 2014 03:33 PM PST

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December 6, 2014 04:39 PM PST

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Spotted Unicorn Acanthinucella punctulata

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anudibranchmom

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December 6, 2014 03:39 PM PST