About 1 meter long, sunning on trail in morning. Conqueror Trail in Forestal Reserve, near start of Portuguese Bend Reserve.
Adult Sceloporus occidentalis found at Silver Spur elementary school.
Baby Western Fence Lizard found at Silver Spur elementary school.
This one has intact tail, was in the garden near parsley and nasturtiums.
Giant kelp washed on to the rocks. Plentiful
Giant kelp at the dive site. Consistent healthy looking (no decay), at water temp of 67.
Plenty of fresh new growth, thick around reefs, blocking sunlight.
Also saw single blade kelp growth, fedora all in good conditions.
Will return for research site and take pictures
On same flax flower buds as observation when they were smaller.
Observed perched on cactus and foraging on the ground in the Palos Verdes Land Conservancy Reserve.
The cap was powdery
Found DOR, probably hit this mourning. Ventral pattern transitioned to red 1/3 way down the body. Very dull, but complete ring.
"A big speckled Sea Hare. As seen in every ocean aquatic touch tank around the country. Some think it as a sea slug. Amazing creature. Found on the beach under The Donalds Golf Club for the Sickly Rich."
- Doyle Harrison @niceislife
Observation and photo by Doyle Harrison, sent via Instagram, #bioblitzla
Found this Brown Speckled Sea Hare in a tide pool. In an area that is inshore from a giant kelp forest.
These Western Fence Lizards were found all over the Roadrunner Trail.
Observation and photo by Gaby Mishra, sent to email@example.com.
White milky substance excreted when broken.
3' 7", 17 mid body scales. Pinkish present on tail, color more of a charcoal than black.
Adult with regenerated tail.
A western gull?