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What

Lion's Mane Nudibranch Melibe leonina

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2015

Description

Two juveniles - the smaller one is 99% oral veil, 1% rest of nudibranch. Mainly I liked how the colors of their background came out in this photo. Adults on the same algae (with standard lighting) in second photo.

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Hammerhead Doto Doto amyra

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2015 09:51 AM PDT

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Homely Aeolid Eubranchus rustyus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2015 09:40 AM PDT

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Branched Dendronotus Dendronotus venustus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2015 09:30 AM PDT

Description

Bonus points: There's a DOTO in my PHOTO.
:-)
Could you would you in a box?

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Three-lined Aeolid Flabellina trilineata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2015

Description

Dozens laying eggs. Some >1" long.

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Opalescent Nudibranch Hermissenda crassicornis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2015 09:16 AM PDT

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Giant Feather Duster Worm Eudistylia polymorpha

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2015

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Giant Rock Scallop Crassadoma gigantea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2015

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Kelp Scallop Leptopecten latiauratus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2015

Description

No nifty white stripes, but seems offset like the ones with stripes... also on kelp with the others.

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Kelp Scallop Leptopecten latiauratus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2015

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Pacific Peanut Worm Phascolosoma agassizii

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2015

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red abalone Haliotis rufescens

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2015 09:17 AM PDT

Description

Juvenile, about 2" long.

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Chitons Class Polyplacophora

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 31, 2015 09:23 AM PDT

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House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

matty

Date

August 31, 2015 01:56 PM PDT

Description

My bad on the poor quality photo

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Common Murre Uria aalge

Observer

matty

Date

August 31, 2015 10:53 AM PDT

Description

Sorry for the crap-ass cellphone photo.

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Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 30, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

California Gull Larus californicus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 30, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 30, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

rjadams55

Date

August 27, 2015

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Sea Otter Enhydra lutris

Observer

redhat

Date

February 14, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Off Soberanes Point

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Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae

Observer

rjadams55

Date

August 24, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

At least a dozen whales were feeding in the late afternoon in and around Cypress Cove. All of these photos were taken from shore!

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Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

Observer

calopteryx

Date

July 27, 2015 11:35 AM EDT

Description

Spanish Bay Beach, Asilomar
Monterey County, CA
27 July 2015

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California Sea Lion Zalophus californianus

Observer

matty

Date

August 26, 2015 02:48 PM PDT

Place

Pt. Lobos (Google, OSM)

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California blackberry Rubus ursinus

Observer

matty

Date

August 26, 2015 03:18 PM PDT

Place

Pt. Lobos (Google, OSM)

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Monterey Cypress Cupressus macrocarpa

Observer

rjadams55

Date

August 24, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

While planted fairly commonly as an ornamental, only two native groves of this cypress exist, both within a few miles of one another near the south end of Monterey Bay; Point Lobos and Cypress Point.

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Pacific anchovy Stolephorus pacificus

Observer

matty

Date

August 26, 2015 02:10 PM PDT

Description

or sardines? or something different entirely?

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Field Crescent Phyciodes pulchella

Observer

matty

Date

August 26, 2015 02:21 PM PDT

Place

Pt. Lobos (Google, OSM)

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Umber Skipper Poanes melane

Observer

matty

Date

August 26, 2015 02:24 PM PDT

Place

Pt. Lobos (Google, OSM)

Description

on a common California aster

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Greater Fritillaries Genus Speyeria

Observer

matty

Date

August 26, 2015 03:09 PM PDT

Place

Pt. Lobos (Google, OSM)

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Mexican Mallard Anas platyrhynchos ssp. diazi

Observer

matty

Date

August 26, 2015 03:11 PM PDT

Place

Pt. Lobos (Google, OSM)