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Sandcastle Worm Phragmatopoma californica

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

May 8, 2019 08:34 AM PDT

Description

Heavy recent settlement and growth of this species just below and overlapping with the mussel zone.

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Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

May 8, 2019 07:44 AM PDT

Description

Growing at edge of a low intertidal pool.

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Owl Limpet Lottia gigantea

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

May 8, 2019 07:40 AM PDT

Description

The two larger individuals; other smaller species are also present.

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Green Bubble Snail Haminoea virescens

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

May 8, 2019 08:21 AM PDT

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Branched Dendronotus Dendronotus venustus

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

May 8, 2019 08:42 AM PDT

Description

The 3rd image shows this individual as found (left center), with its egg mass (upper right) among campanulariid hydroids growing under a small, low intertidal ledge.

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Enteromorpha-eating Sapsucker Aplysiopsis enteromorphae

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

May 8, 2019 08:16 AM PDT

Description

A few of the approximately 20 individuals found on Chaetomorpha growing in shallow, high intertidal pools. They were all less than 10 mm long, and I did not observe any of their yellow egg strings.

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Elegant Clarkia Clarkia unguiculata

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

May 6, 2019 07:47 AM PDT

Description

Lots of robust plants present, but this is the first open flower.

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Winecup Clarkia Clarkia purpurea

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

May 6, 2019 08:08 AM PDT

Description

Flowers closed on an overcast morning.

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Cockscomb Nudibranch Antiopella barbarensis

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

May 20, 2015 05:57 AM PDT

Description

About 15 mm long. Found next to a bushy bryozoan under a low intertidal cobble.

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Cockscomb Nudibranch Antiopella barbarensis

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 30, 2017 07:44 AM PDT

Description

About 12 mm long

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Cockscomb Nudibranch Antiopella barbarensis

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

September 21, 2011 10:32 AM PDT

Description

Ziggy spotted this gold-trimmed beauty on some drift kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) next to a dock in the Santa Barbara Harbor; 32 mm total length.

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Seep Monkeyflower Erythranthe guttata

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 25, 2019 11:10 AM PDT

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Caterpillar Scorpionweed Phacelia cicutaria

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 25, 2019 11:20 AM PDT

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Purple Sage Salvia leucophylla

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 25, 2019 11:05 AM PDT

Description

In full bloom here now.

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San Bernardino Larkspur Delphinium parryi

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 25, 2019 10:13 AM PDT

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Mexicali Onion Allium peninsulare

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 25, 2019 10:20 AM PDT

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Deerweed Acmispon glaber

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 25, 2019 10:49 AM PDT

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South Coast Range Morning-Glory Calystegia collina ssp. venusta

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 25, 2019 10:41 AM PDT

Description

Growing on a serpentine outcrop.

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Lanceleaf Liveforever Dudleya lanceolata

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 25, 2019 10:52 AM PDT

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Botta's Clarkia Clarkia bottae

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 25, 2019 10:48 AM PDT

Description

Ist I've seen this season; growing on a serpentine coutcrop.

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Lanceleaf Liveforever Dudleya lanceolata

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 26, 2017 03:10 PM PDT

Description

Image from two years ago, but the flowers of these are just starting to open at the same site.

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Dove's-foot Crane's-Bill Geranium molle

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 14, 2019 10:12 AM PDT

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Rancheria Clover Trifolium albopurpureum

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 14, 2019 10:10 AM PDT

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White Globe Lily Calochortus albus

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 17, 2019 07:45 AM PDT

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Winecup Clarkia Clarkia purpurea

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 19, 2019 03:56 PM PDT

Description

Just starting to bloom in this area.

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Mexicali Onion Allium peninsulare

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 22, 2017 01:14 PM PDT

Description

Image from two years ago, but these are in bloom at the same site right now.

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Goddard's Aeolid Pacifia goddardi

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 22, 2019 07:35 AM PDT

Description

One of two found stranded on hydroids on the underside of a low intertidal ledge. Very delicate little aeolids. This one appears to be regenerating its posterior cerata.

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Keen's Tritonid Tritonia myrakeenae

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 22, 2019 07:45 AM PDT

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Opalescent Nudibranch Hermissenda opalescens

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 22, 2019 06:56 AM PDT

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Three-lined Aeolid Orienthella trilineata

Observer

jeffgoddard

Date

April 22, 2019 07:59 AM PDT

Description

Found as is, feeding on corynid hydroids (Order Capitata) in a small tidepool, where O. cooperi were also present and appeared to be feeding on the same hydroids.

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