Intertidal Biodiversity Survey at Pillar Point

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Feather Boa Kelp 1
Egregia menziesii
Small
Sea Sacks 2
Halosaccion glandiforme
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Sea Palm 3
Postelsia
Small
California Mussel 4
Mytilus californianus
63818506 2ffedf8873 m
Pink Volcano Barnacle 5
Tetraclita rubescens
215733819 7193ca4d0e m
Giant Green Anemone 6
Anthopleura xanthogrammica
Gooseneck Barnacle
Pollicipes polymerus
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Aggregating Anemone 7
Anthopleura elegantissima
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Starburst Anemone 8
Anthopleura sola
Owl Limpet
Lottia gigantea
Small
Hammerhead Doto 10
Doto amyra
Small
British Columbia Doto 11
Doto columbiana
Small
Dark Doto 11
Doto kya
Small
White Dendronotus 12
Dendronotus albus
Small
Branched Dendronotus 12
Dendronotus frondosus
463419664 5c6ec27257 m
Rainbow Nudibranch 13
Dendronotus iris
Small
Stubby Frond-aeolis 14
Dendronotus subramosus
Small
Branched Dendronotus 11
Dendronotus venustus
Small
Diamondback Tritonia 15
Tritonia festiva
Small
Hancock's Nudibranch 14
Hancockia californica
Lion's Mane Nudibranch
Melibe leonina
3686637816 ab2f5f0de9 m
White-lined Dirona 17
Dirona albolineata
Small
Colorful Dirona 11
Dirona picta
Small
Green Balloon Aeolid 18
Eubranchus olivaceus
505147281 0886ca7ccf m
Homely Aeolid 11
Eubranchus rustyus
Small
Graceful Aeolid 19
Abronica abronia
Small
Rose-pink Cuthona 11
Cuthona divae
Small
White-crusted Aeolid 14
Tenellia albocrusta
Small
British Columbia Aeolid 14
Tenellia columbiana
Small
Yellow-head Aeolid 11
Tenellia flavovulta
Small
Orange-face Cuthona 11
Tenellia lagunae
Small
Shiny Aeolid 11
Zelentia fulgens
Small
Spanish Shawl 20
Flabellina iodinea
Small
Three-lined Aeolid 12
Flabellina trilineata
Small
Papillate Sea Slug 12
Aeolidia papillosa
421612337 fe2fdddaa5 m
Olive's Aeolid 17
Anteaeolidiella oliviae
Small
Single-stalk Aeolis 14
Babakina festiva
555418325 a426e99f78 m
Heath's Dorid 11
Geitodoris heathi
555423083 8082ea5b2b m
Sea Lemon 11
Peltodoris nobilis
Small
Yellow-spotted Cadlina 11
Cadlina flavomaculata
391798290 52284c9b7b m
Yellow-edged Cadlina 17
Cadlina luteomarginata
Small
Modest Cadlina 14
Cadlina modesta
Dark-spot Cadlina
Cadlina sparsa
Small
Red Aldisa 18
Aldisa sanguinea
3683346975 cffe7d2ff1 m
Red Dorid 17
Rostanga pulchra
Small
Chan's Dorid 12
Hallaxa chani
Small
Monterey Dorid 11
Doris montereyensis
Small
Humped Ancula 12
Ancula gibbosa
Small
Hopkins' Rose 22
Okenia rosacea
Small
Brown Horned Dorid 11
Acanthodoris brunnea
Small
Hudson's Horned Dorid 12
Acanthodoris hudsoni
2202989382 b3cea4df13 m
Orange-peel Doris 17
Acanthodoris lutea
2649246636 da9ddca570 m
Nanaimo Horned Dorid 9
Acanthodoris nanaimoensis
187731909 394a7ddba9 m
Black-tipped Spiny Doris 11
Acanthodoris rhodoceras
Small
Ridge-tailed Dorid 14
Diaphorodoris lirulatocauda
Small
Janna's Dorid 22
Adalaria jannae
Small
Janna's Dorid 22
Knoutsodonta jannae
Small
Pacific Corambe 23
Corambe pacifica
3036535375 834ef5db3d m
Sea Clown Triopha 9
Triopha catalinae
Small
Spotted Dorid 11
Triopha maculata
Rabbit Dorid
Crimora coneja
Small
White-spotted Dorid 14
Doriopsilla fulva
Small
Gumboot Chiton 26
Cryptochiton stelleri
Small
California Mussel 4
Mytilus californianus
Gooseneck Barnacle
Pollicipes polymerus
63818506 2ffedf8873 m
Pink Volcano Barnacle 5
Tetraclita rubescens
5846236384 b596d856dc m
Aggregating Anemone 7
Anthopleura elegantissima
3362022484 6422b1007f m
Starburst Anemone 8
Anthopleura sola
215733819 7193ca4d0e m
Giant Green Anemone 6
Anthopleura xanthogrammica
Small
Stiff-footed sea cucumber 11
Eupentacta quinquesemita
91531 260 190
Orange Sea Cucumber 29
Cucumaria miniata
Small
Eccentric Sand Dollar 30
Dendraster excentricus
Small
Red Sea Urchin 22
Strongylocentrotus franciscanus
Small
Pacific Purple Sea Urchin 31
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
3467238447 e9b40ec642 m
Sea Stars 32
Asteroidea
432803744 d791de11d1 m
Six-rayed Star 17
Leptasterias hexactis
Small
Rainbow Star 11
Orthasterias koehleri

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