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Recent observations

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Square

Observer

damontighe

Date

February 10, 2015

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Observer

sarka

Date

January 15, 2015

Description

Salinity 24, water temp 56.8. Several days prior there was a very large amount of rain. Thus causing low salinity from all the run off...

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Observer

sarka

Date

January 15, 2015

Description

Species leonis?

Salinity 24, water temp 56.8. Several days prior there was a very large amount of rain. Thus causing low salinity from all the run off...

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Observer

sarka

Date

January 9, 2015

Description

Marine water temp 57f.

Two little spines/legs can be seen. Could not get a better view of the plates.

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Square

Observer

sarka

Date

January 9, 2015

Description

I have never seen this before! Is this guy splitting in half? Why are there two in a sheath???

Marine water at 57f.

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Observer

damontighe

Date

January 9, 2015 01:32 PM PST

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Observer

sarka

Date

December 28, 2014

Description

Freshwater. Ph 8.1. Air temp 76 f

There was a bloom of these in today's water sample.

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Observer

sarka

Date

August 18, 2014

Description

Was 'abundant' during this time.

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Observer

sarka

Date

November 6, 2014

Description

I believe this is species macroceros.

Sampled at outgoing tide, sunny, water 71f.

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Observer

sarka

Date

November 6, 2014

Description

See the specimen at right.

Outgoing tide, sunny, water 71f.

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Square

Observer

sarka

Date

October 30, 2014

Description

What species is this? Possibly sp. hircus

Salinity 32. Temp 76.1 f, incoming tide

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sarka

Date

August 19, 2014

Description

A bloom or Ceratium phytoplankton

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Description from Wikipedia

The dinoflagellates (Greek δῖνος dinos "whirling" and Latin flagellum "whip, scourge") are a large group of flagellate protists. Most are marine plankton, but they are common in fresh water habitats as well. Their populations are distributed depending on temperature, salinity, or depth. Many dinoflagellates are known to be photosynthetic, but a large fraction of these are in fact mixotrophic, combining photosynthesis with ingestion of prey, (phagotrophy). In terms of number of species, dinoflagellates form one of...

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