12795 thumb Snapshot Cal Coast 2020 & 2021-Most Wanted Species Guide

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 ...more ↓

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Star Tunicate 1
Botryllus schlosseri
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Chain tunicate 3
Botrylloides violaceus
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Sea Vomit 4
Didemnum vexillum
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Japanese False Cerith 5
Batillaria attramentaria
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Eastern Mudsnail 6
Tritia obsoleta
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Eastern Oyster Drill 3
Urosalpinx cinerea
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Channeled Dog Winkle 1
Nucella canaliculata
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Emarginate Dogwinkle 7
Nucella emarginata
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Wrinkled Purple 3
Nucella lamellosa
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Striped Dogwinkle 8
Nucella ostrina
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Owl Limpet 9
Lottia gigantea
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Nanaimo Horned Dorid 10
Acanthodoris nanaimoensis
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California Blue Dorid 11
Felimare californiensis
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Black Abalone 12
Haliotis cracherodii
240px haliotis fulgens (green abalone) (san benito island, baja california, mexico) 2 (24117855621)
Green Abalone 13
Haliotis fulgens
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Pinto Abalone 14
Haliotis kamtschatkana
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Red Abalone 3
Haliotis rufescens
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Gilded Tegula 7
Tegula aureotincta
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Brown Tegula 9
Tegula brunnea
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Western Banded Tegula 15
Tegula eiseni
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Black Tegula 16
Tegula funebralis
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Speckled Tegula 17
Tegula gallina
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Monterey Tegula 3
Tegula montereyi
240px eriocheirsinensis2
Chinese Mitten Crab 21
Eriocheir sinensis
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Australian Tubeworm 22
Ficopomatus enigmaticus
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Moonglow Anemone 23
Anthopleura artemisia
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Aggregating Anemone 25
Anthopleura elegantissima
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Sunburst Anemone 27
Anthopleura sola
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Giant Green Anemone 28
Anthopleura xanthogrammica
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Pacific Purple Sea Urchin 18
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
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Devil weed 29
Sargassum horneri
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Japanese Wireweed 30
Sargassum muticum
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Wakame 31
Undaria pinnatifida
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winged kelp 32
Alaria marginata
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Feather Boa Kelp 33
Egregia menziesii
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Bull Kelp 34
Nereocystis luetkeana
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Giant Kelp 35
Macrocystis pyrifera
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Sea Palm 36
Postelsia palmaeformis
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sea cabbage kelp 37
Hedophyllum sessile
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Southern stiff-stiped kelp 38
Laminaria setchellii

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