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Striped Skunk Mephitis mephitis

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 29, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 29, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

biosam

Date

August 28, 2015 01:09 PM MDT

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Pacific Corambe Corambe pacifica

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

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Lion's Mane Nudibranch Melibe leonina

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

Description

Juvenile, still has spots. About 3/4" long.
Video of this hungry baby feeding: https://www.flickr.com/photos/30314434@N06/20320791773/in/dateposted-public/

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Santa Barbara Janolus Janolus barbarensis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015 09:45 AM PDT

Description

Large one, about 2" long, and baby, about 1/3" long.

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Homely Aeolid Eubranchus rustyus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

Description

Additional photos show one laying eggs (and there's another egg mass, likely doto, in the background), and a microscopic one next to a small Doto amyra.

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Hammerhead Doto Doto amyra

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

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Orange-spike Polycera Polycera atra

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

Description

Alternate photos are of the numerous juveniles.

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Monterey Dorid Doris montereyensis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

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Branched Dendronotus Dendronotus venustus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

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San Diego Dorid Diaulula sandiegensis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

Description

Second one was quite yellow, obviously spending too much time with the numerous D. montereyensis.

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Opalescent Nudibranch Hermissenda crassicornis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

Description

Tiny baby in second photo.

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Northern Kelp Crab Pugettia producta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

Description

Oblivious photographer gently tapped on the arm by this guy.

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Giant Rock Scallop Crassadoma gigantea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

Description

Juvenile rockfish of some sort - attacked the camera! About 2" long.

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 27, 2015

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Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 26, 2015

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Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 26, 2015

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Pacific-slope Flycatcher Empidonax difficilis

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 26, 2015

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Orange-spike Polycera Polycera atra

Observer

apatten

Date

August 25, 2015 10:41 PM PDT

Description

Foraging on purple hydroids on the side of the dock.

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Opalescent Nudibranch Hermissenda crassicornis

Observer

apatten

Date

August 25, 2015 09:45 PM PDT

Description

Adult and juvenile observed on the docks

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Northern Kelp Crab Pugettia producta

Observer

apatten

Date

August 25, 2015 09:18 PM PDT

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Monterey Dorid Doris montereyensis

Observer

apatten

Date

August 25, 2015 09:29 PM PDT

Description

4 observed on the docks, including two mating!

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Observer

dominic

Date

August 23, 2015

Description

Fits the description. The fury antennae got me hooked. For some reason I like moths with the fury antennae.

http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=6681&state=CA

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Lorquin's Angle Speranza lorquinaria

Observer

dominic

Date

August 23, 2015

Description

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Volupial Pyrausta Moth Pyrausta volupialis

Observer

dominic

Date

August 23, 2015

Description

Found outside at the deli/bakery where I was eating. Was found by 3 other moths.

http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=5029&state=CA

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Seaweed fly Coelopa frigida

Observer

dominic

Date

August 23, 2015

Description

Lots of these guys. . . yes on all the kelp.

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Redtail surfperch Amphistichus rhodoterus

Observer

dominic

Date

August 23, 2015

Description

The same fisherman who caught the rockfish caught 4 of these guys. I tried to get a picture of all 4 together but some random lady was trying to give mouth to mouth to the other three. At least that's what it looked like.

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Peanut Worms Phylum Sipuncula

Observer

dominic

Date

August 23, 2015

Description

I think. . . Some kind of worm.