Keeping an eye on an American Kestrel.
Aptos lifeguards have observed via drone copter 15 White sharks aggregating around the Aptos Cement ship. Positive verification.
The redwood sorrel is the low green carpeting the forest floor. Also seen is various ferns and Redwood trees.
Large, about 1". Folded inside a kelp leaf hideout.
Many at pleasure point reef.
The most common species at this small reef by far.
About 1.5" long.
Note the Swath of Destruction through the bryozoa. Notched posterior and sheathed rhinophores.