Abundant in shallow water off dock.
Still seeing Beroe in the Sound and Bay. Big ones.
common in my area.
at Suma aquarium.
Collected more than 10 specimens while looking for Mnemopsis. Found only Beroe. Turned over to Sid Tamm.
Sid Tamm stopped me to show me two specimens he collected from Eel Pond dock. Noteworthy for date and species. Didn't have time to take photo but I noted both specimens as Beroe and Sid verified they were ovata.
Collected off yacht club beach.
Sea gooseberry, Ctenophora pleurobrachia
Clusters drifting past jetty (closed, structure unsafe).
Why is there a sign here "Pohatu Marine Reserve" when the reserve is in Flea Bay?
Ctenophora (/tɨˈnɒfərə/; singular ctenophore, /ˈtɛnəfɔr/ or /ˈtiːnəfɔr/; from the Greek κτείς kteis 'comb' and φέρω pherō 'carry'; commonly known as comb jellies) is a phylum of animals that live in marine waters worldwide. Their most distinctive feature is the "combs", groups of cilia they use for swimming, and they are the largest animals that swim by means of cilia – adults of various species range from a few millimeters to 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) in size. Like cnidarians,...