It's tough being a crab in Moss Landing.
The semi-clear/ blue plasticky looking object. They wash up by the dozens. Ignore the kelp/sea weed.
We saw well over a dozen on a pelagic cruise with Sanctuary Cruises. Anchovies are bring them close to shore.
Mother and calf, in about 15' of water. Mother was lunge feeding, calf was playing.
This otter was rather occupied.
Orange fruiting bodies, red flowers
Unknown larva inside a rolled coffeeberry leaf.