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segmented worms Phylum Annelida

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 20, 2014 03:32 PM PST

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Gumboot Chiton Cryptochiton stelleri

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 20, 2014 02:58 PM PST

Description

Saw about 10 washed ashore during Mavericks big wave surfing competition. This was one of the few still alive, so I put him in a safer place.

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Athecate Hydroids Order Anthoathecata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 20, 2014 02:56 PM PST

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Athecate Hydroids Order Anthoathecata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 20, 2014 02:53 PM PST

Description

Beautiful eh?!

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Chitons Class Polyplacophora

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 20, 2014 04:02 PM PST

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Polychaete worms Class Polychaeta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 20, 2014 04:00 PM PST

Description

Rows of white 'bristles' in tufts. Found on sand near pier piling.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 05:56 PM PST

Description

Largest one we've ever seen, about 5/8". Good find dpom!

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Isabella Tiger Moth Pyrrharctia isabella

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 02:03 PM PST

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:32 PM PST

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:31 PM PST

Description

One-clawed.

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Northern kelp crab Pugettia producta

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 04:26 PM PST

Description

Large adult - usually we only see juveniles on the reef.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 04:23 PM PST

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Moonglow Anemone Anthopleura artemisia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:19 PM PST

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Cooper's Chiton Lepidozona cooperi

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 04:06 PM PST

Description

Large one, about 2" long.

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Gumboot Chiton Cryptochiton stelleri

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 04:42 PM PST

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Cooper's Chiton Lepidozona cooperi

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:33 PM PST

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Lined Chiton Tonicella lineata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:37 PM PST

Description

Juvenile, only about 1/3" long.

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Lined Chiton Tonicella lineata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:30 PM PST

Description

About 1/5" long.

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What

Chitons Class Polyplacophora

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:27 PM PST

Description

About 1/2" long. White dot at one end - that isn't glare.

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Purple Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:37 PM PST

Description

Second photo shows the catch of a guy on the reef, who was munching them as he went along.

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Scarlet Dwarf Sea Cucumber Lissothuria nutriens

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:17 PM PST

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Bat Star Patiria miniata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 04:22 PM PST

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Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:16 PM PST

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:47 PM PST

Description

Very juvenile, about 1/3" across. Regenerating an arm.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 03:29 PM PST

Description

Juvenile? About 1.5" across.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 04:09 PM PST

Description

Adult, appeared healthy.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 04:21 PM PST

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 04:39 PM PST

Description

Adult, appeared healthy.

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East Pacific red octopus Octopus rubescens

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 04:54 PM PST

Description

Rescued from gull, seemed okay.

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Gastropods Class Gastropoda

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 21, 2014 04:45 PM PST

Description

Appleseed snail?