Some individuals of different ages in a small stream
This sole shrimp was flopping about on the sea lettuce during the minus tide. It may be Crangon alaskensis (Northern crangon shrimp aka Alaskan bay shrimp aka Salt-and-pepper shrimp), based on information in Andy Lamb's book and online, where I learned they are often found by sandy beaches, like North Beach. Its slender body, spotted body and long, striped antennae are distinctive.
Came across this crayfish in a stream running down the wooded mountainside.
Fotografía tomada por Benjamin Magaña, para mayor calidad contactar con el.
Stenopus hispidus dentro de esponja Niphates digitalis
Oblivious photographer gently tapped on the arm by this guy.
The decapods or Decapoda (literally "ten-footed") are an order of crustaceans within the class Malacostraca, including many familiar groups, such as crayfish, crabs, lobsters, prawns and shrimp. Most decapods are scavengers. The order is estimated to contain nearly 15,000 species in around 2,700 genera, with approximately 3,300 fossil species. Nearly half of these species are crabs, with the shrimp (c. 3000 species) and Anomura (including hermit crabs, porcelain crabs, squat lobsters: (c. 2500 species), making up the bulk...