Intergrade between E.e. eschscholtzii and E.e. xanthoptica. (Although it looks more like a E.e. oregonensis, to me.)
Found this tag on the beach -- I am wondering if anyone knows what animal it came off of? Says "Jumbo" size on the back, about 1.5" long, with a stout pin. A really big fish? Salmon? Great white shark? Harbor seals and sea otters nearby, and really close to Ano Nuevo so it could even be an elephant seal...?
(Yes I'm going to mail it in!)
About 1.5" long, under cobble over sand.
This stretch of coastline is clearly "Aeolids only." No dorids allowed, though plenty of Hopkins Rose tourists have crashed the beach.
Juvenile, about 1" across.
Small - about 2" across, possibly eating the black turban underneath.
Being eaten by a gull - with difficulty.
Didn't stain when sliced
Some kind of xanthoptica intergrade
Growing on a decaying Trametes on a log. In redwood forest.