Thousands washed up on sandy beach with man of war, Valella, and Janthina snails. These sea slugs were still alive and wiggling. The photo on my palm is dorsal, the other (in a bottle with sea water) is ventral.
Thousands of these (with mostly just their rubbery disk-like body parts left..... no tentacles nor sails remaining) washed up in seaweed along with thousands of Janthina and Physalia.
Thousands washed up on sandy beach along with thousands of Janthina and Velella.
Thousands washed up in seaweed on sandy beach along with thousands of Velella and Physalia as well. Second photo shows violet stains left on fingers if slightly crushed.
Common on rock overhangs 1 - 4 meters deep.
Large, about 8 cm long.
This sea urchin, approximately 8 cm in diameter was attached to a rock in shallow water and was releasing strand-like clouds of milky whiteness, presumably for reproduction.
Approximately 3 cm long in water about 12 feet deep.
.3 meter diameter in 3-6 meter deep water
.25 meter diameter in 3-6 meter deep water
Part of a large (.5 meters across) formation in 3-6 meter deep water
About .20 meters across at longest angle. Found in 3-6 meter deep water
part of a large (.80 meters across) formation
firm to the touch and small, about 3 cm across
About 3-4 cm long in 3-6 meter deep water
Curled up at night in groups on the forest floor in leaves and rocks.
Found dead around houses. About 3-4 cm long
Individuial, disc-like coral .25 meter diameter in 3-6 meter deep water
Small, irregular, "fingerpads" of purple coral living in clumps among other coral
Perhaps brain coral? .75 meter diameter coral head in 3-6 meter deep water
.5 diameter in 3-6 meter deep water
Plant? Animal? Note: photo is upside-down. Very small, about 3-4 cm tall in 3-6 meter deep water
Living on smooth rock in a tidepool.
Spiny, branching coral that was growing and clinging to other corals like a vine. Each branch was about 1.5 cm diameter in 3-6 meter deep water