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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 05:11 PM PDT

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Great Egret Ardea alba

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 01:57 PM PDT

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 01:49 PM PDT

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 01:34 PM PDT

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True Limpets Genus Lottia

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 01:49 PM PDT

Description

About 1/2". Was found on sea lettuce, which was pumping out bubbles of oxygen which stuck on the limpet's shell.

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Orange-Striped Green Sea Anemone Diadumene lineata

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 01:33 PM PDT

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Eastern Oyster Drill Urosalpinx cinerea

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 01:32 PM PDT

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Tunicates Class Ascidiacea

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 03:13 PM PDT

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About 2" high, brown and white stripes.

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August 30, 2014 02:53 PM PDT

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AKA "Parasol Feather Duster" (old names: Demonax medius or Sabella media).

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Bay Pipefish Syngnathus leptorhynchus

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 02:52 PM PDT

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Tunicates Class Ascidiacea

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 02:47 PM PDT

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Mask Limpet Lottia persona

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 03:15 PM PDT

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 03:51 PM PDT

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 03:18 PM PDT

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"Orange Finger Sponge," ID as per Lamb and Hanby p. 68.

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 03:18 PM PDT

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 03:18 PM PDT

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ID as per Lamb and Hanby, p. 62.

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 04:07 PM PDT

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 04:07 PM PDT

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 04:02 PM PDT

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Tunicates Subphylum Tunicata

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 03:58 PM PDT

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 03:52 PM PDT

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About 1/2" long, saw several of them in various red/yellow/orange colors speeding along just below the surface of the water.

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Amphipods and Isopods Superorder Peracarida

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 03:59 PM PDT

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Musculista senhausia Arcuatula senhousia

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 03:57 PM PDT

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AKA Japan Mussel.

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 03:57 PM PDT

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Sea Lettuce Ulva lactuca

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 02:48 PM PDT

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Enteromorpha intestinalis Ulva intestinalis

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 02:51 PM PDT

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Dead Man's Fingers Codium fragile

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 02:22 PM PDT

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anudibranchmom

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August 30, 2014 01:46 PM PDT

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I'm no expert, but all of the Lake Merritt C. percas I've seen have 2 unique characteristics --
1) two tiny black 'eyespot' dots behind their rhinophores, and
2) faint white bands near the tips of their cerrata
Neither of these characteristics are mentioned in Beherens 'Eastern Pacific Nudibranchs,' p. 128, although his photo does seem to show the 'eyespots.' Has anyone noticed these markings anywhere else but Lake Merritt?

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 30, 2014 04:06 PM PDT

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Face shot! See other photos for rest of worm. About 3" long but very thin, with long bristles.

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Bees and Allies Superfamily Apoidea

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juliequest

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July 1, 2014

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On Eriogonum.