Most Wanted Species Guide: Snapshot Cal Coast 2020-22

For Snapshot Cal Coast: We have put together a list of 'Most-Wanted Species'. We hope that will you are out on the coast, you can document as many species as possible, with an eye toward finding and recording these species. We have chosen these species because through an analysis of exposure to ...more ↓

Star Tunicate 1
Botryllus schlosseri
Chain tunicate 3
Botrylloides violaceus
Sea Vomit 4
Didemnum vexillum
Japanese False Cerith 5
Batillaria attramentaria
Eastern Mudsnail 6
Tritia obsoleta
Eastern Oyster Drill 3
Urosalpinx cinerea
Channeled Dog Winkle 1
Nucella canaliculata
Emarginate Dogwinkle 7
Nucella emarginata
Wrinkled Purple 3
Nucella lamellosa
Striped Dogwinkle 8
Nucella ostrina
Owl Limpet 9
Lottia gigantea
Nanaimo Horned Dorid 10
Acanthodoris nanaimoensis
California Blue Dorid 11
Felimare californiensis
Black Abalone 12
Haliotis cracherodii
Green Abalone 13
Haliotis fulgens
Pinto Abalone 14
Haliotis kamtschatkana
Red Abalone 3
Haliotis rufescens
Gilded Tegula 7
Tegula aureotincta
Brown Tegula 9
Tegula brunnea
Western Banded Tegula 15
Tegula eiseni
Black Tegula 16
Tegula funebralis
Speckled Tegula 17
Tegula gallina
Monterey Tegula 3
Tegula montereyi
Chinese Mitten Crab 21
Eriocheir sinensis
Australian Tubeworm 22
Ficopomatus enigmaticus
Moonglow Anemone 23
Anthopleura artemisia
Aggregating Anemone 25
Anthopleura elegantissima
Sunburst Anemone 27
Anthopleura sola
Giant Green Anemone 28
Anthopleura xanthogrammica
Pacific Purple Sea Urchin 18
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Devil weed 29
Sargassum horneri
Japanese Wireweed 30
Sargassum muticum
Wakame 31
Undaria pinnatifida
winged kelp 32
Alaria marginata
Feather Boa Kelp 33
Egregia menziesii
Bull Kelp 34
Nereocystis luetkeana
Giant Kelp 35
Macrocystis pyrifera
Sea Palm 36
Postelsia palmaeformis
sea cabbage kelp 37
Hedophyllum sessile
Southern stiff-stiped kelp 38
Laminaria setchellii

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