Photos / Sounds

What

Caridean Shrimps Infraorder Caridea

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 26, 2015 02:23 PM PDT

Description

About 1.5" long, photogenic blue dots. Among large fronds of brown algae.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cnidarians Phylum Cnidaria

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 20, 2015 04:31 PM PST

Description

I really have no idea what sort of organisms this/these is/are.

Photos / Sounds

What

Plainfin Midshipman Porichthys notatus

Observer

zacharge

Date

July 5, 2018 08:17 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

zanskar

Date

January 13, 2018 11:57 AM CET

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

California Bonfire Placida brookae

Observer

bablinbrook

Date

December 18, 2015 01:55 AM PST

Description

Sacoglossan Sea Slug. Maximum length 6 mm. Rhinophores cylindrical, enrolled,
black with posterior white stripes from base to half-way up,
leaving apices completely black. Oral tentacles
completely black; foot corners yellow. Head black with two
yellow-orange patches, eyespots at base of yellow-orange
patches. Lateral yellow-orange line on head connects
yellow-orange eye patches to dorsum. Body elongate,
with numerous cylindrical cerata covering most of the
dorsum. Proximal half of cerata yellow-orange, distal half
black. Foot yellow-orange ventrally from head to tail.
Posterior end of foot is pointed, black dorsally.
Radula of a 4 mm long specimen from Catalina Island,
California (CPIC 01962) composed of 7 teeth in ascending
row, 12 teeth in descending row, and 2–4 teeth in ascus. Leading tooth smooth, lacking denticles, with a cylindrical,
short, slightly curved, pointed cusp. Base of teeth
short, triangular, slightly concave ventrally.