Blue bodied jellyfish with translucent sail.
Several of these rather large amphipods were found under a pile of rotting kelp.
Found under a pile of rotting kelp.
This individual was found under a pile of rotting kelp while exploring the beach wrack with gbentall.
Rove beetles in the genus Cafius specialize in shoreline and intertidal habitats and are especially common on sandy beaches where they hunt among piles of rotting seaweed. Eight species are found along the coast of central and northern California.
Or Greater. Please help.
well camouflaged in the slough vegetation
special thanks to Phil's Snack Shack for both tasty eats and good night-heron habitat
based on completely dark bill