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Memorial Day weekend at San Clemente Island


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Posted by Chris on June 06, 2007 at 00:48:19:

The water at SCI last Memorial Day weekend varied from 55°F to 59°F with visibility ranging from 15 ft. to 60 ft. depending on the dive site. I though you might enjoy the pictures I took on the trip.

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San Clemente Island
aboard the Great Escape
May 26-27, 2007

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Pyramid Cove : May 26, 2007
Pisaster giganteus (Giant Spined Star)
Pisaster giganteus
(Giant Spined Star)
Henricia leviuscula (Blood Star)
Henricia leviuscula
(Blood Star)
Parazoanthus lucificum (Yellow Zoanthid)
Parazoanthus lucificum
(Yellow Zoanthid)
Parazoanthus lucificum (Yellow Zoanthid)
Parazoanthus lucificum
(Yellow Zoanthid)
Allocinus holderi (Island Kelpfish)
Allocinus holderi
(Island Kelpfish)
Allocinus holderi (Island Kelpfish)
Allocinus holderi
(Island Kelpfish)
Paracyathus stearnsi (Brown Cup Coral)
Paracyathus stearnsi
(Brown Cup Coral)
Botryocladia pseudodichotoma (Sea Grapes)
Botryocladia pseudodichotoma
(Sea Grapes)
Disporella sp. (Purple Bryozoan)
Disporella sp.
(Purple Bryozoan)
Coenocyathus bowersi (Colonial Cup Coral)
Coenocyathus bowersi
(Colonial Cup Coral)
Coenocyathus bowersi (Colonial Cup Coral)
Coenocyathus bowersi
(Colonial Cup Coral)
Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anemone)
Corynactis californica
(Club-tipped Anemone)
Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anemone)
Corynactis californica
(Club-tipped Anemone)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)
Leathesia difformis
Leathesia difformis
Sebastes serriceps (Treefish) & Chromis punctipinnis (Blacksmith)
Sebastes serriceps (Treefish) &
Chromis punctipinnis (Blacksmith)
Eugorgia rubens (Purple Gorgonian)
Eugorgia rubens
(Purple Gorgonian)
Sebastes atrovirens (Kelp Rockfish)
Sebastes atrovirens
(Kelp Rockfish)
Myliobatis californica (Batray) feeding in the sand
Myliobatis californica (Batray)
feeding in the sand
Myliobatis californica (Batray) feeding in the sand
Myliobatis californica (Batray)
feeding in the sand
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Abandoned Lobster trap with
Panulirus interruptus

(California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Abandoned Lobster trap with
Panulirus interruptus

(California Spiny Lobster)
Lophogorgia chilensis (Red Gorgonian)
Lophogorgia chilensis
(Red Gorgonian)
Aplysina fistularis (Sulpher Sponge) & Tylodina fungina
Aplysina fistularis
(Sulpher Sponge)
& Tylodina fungina
Aplysina fistularis (Sulpher Sponge) & Tylodina fungina
Aplysina fistularis
(Sulpher Sponge)
& Tylodina fungina
Aplysina fistularis (Sulpher Sponge) & Tylodina fungina
Aplysina fistularis
(Sulpher Sponge)
& Tylodina fungina
Panulirus interruptus
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)
Coryphopterus nicholsii (Blackeye Goby)
Coryphopterus nicholsii
(Blackeye Goby)
Diaperoecia californica. Southern staghorn bryozoan
Diaperoecia californica
(Southern Staghorn Bryozoan)
Serpulorbis squamigerus (scaled worm shell)
Serpulorbis squamigerus
(Scaled Worm Shell)
Phidolopora labiata (Lacy bryozoan)
Phidolopora labiata
(Lacy bryozoan)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)
Aplysina fistularis (Sulpher Sponge)
Aplysina fistularis
(Sulpher Sponge)
Sebastes atrovirens (Kelp Rockfish)
Sebastes atrovirens
(Kelp Rockfish)
Aplysina fistularis (Sulpher Sponge) & Tylodina fungina
Aplysina fistularis
(Sulpher Sponge)
& Tylodina fungina
Aplysina fistularis (Sulpher Sponge) & Tylodina fungina
Aplysina fistularis
(Sulpher Sponge)
& Tylodina fungina
Aplysina fistularis (Sulpher Sponge) & Tylodina fungina
Aplysina fistularis
(Sulpher Sponge)
& Tylodina fungina
Tethya aurantia (Orange Puffball Sponge)
Tethya aurantia
(Orange Puffball Sponge)
 

In the Surfgrass in Pyramid Cove : May 26, 2007
with the Athena Dome Port on the Olympus 5060/PT-027

Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)
Hypsypops rubicundus (Garibaldi) & Phyllospadix torreyi (Surfgrass)
Hypsypops rubicundus
(Garibaldi) &
Phyllospadix torreyi
(Surfgrass)
Phyllospadix torreyi (Surfgrass)
Phyllospadix torreyi
(Surfgrass)
Phyllospadix torreyi (Surfgrass)
Phyllospadix torreyi
(Surfgrass)
Phyllospadix torreyi (Surfgrass)
Phyllospadix torreyi
(Surfgrass)
P5263410a15h2-252Flr.jpg
seaweed and sand
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)
P5263417h6-255Flr.jpg
P5263417h6-255Flr.jpg
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)
Phyllospadix torreyi (Surfgrass)
Phyllospadix torreyi
(Surfgrass)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)
Joe Bellenger
Joe Bellenger
Phyllospadix torreyi (Surfgrass)
Phyllospadix torreyi
(Surfgrass)
Phyllospadix torreyi (Surfgrass)
Phyllospadix torreyi
(Surfgrass)
Panulirus interruptus
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)

Night Dive at the Pyramid Cove Bluff : May 26, 2007
Pleuronichthys coenosus (C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus
(C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus (C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus
(C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus (C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus
(C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus (C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus
(C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus (C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus
(C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus (C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus
(C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus (C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus
(C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus (C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus
(C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus (C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus
(C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus (C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus
(C-O Turbot)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster)
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)
Leiocottus hirundo (Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo
(Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo (Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo
(Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo (Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo
(Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo (Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo
(Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo (Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo
(Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo (Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo
(Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo (Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo
(Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo (Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo
(Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo (Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo
(Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo (Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo
(Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo (Lavender Sculpin)
Leiocottus hirundo
(Lavender Sculpin)
Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata
(California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata
(California Scorpionfish)
Pleuronichthys coenosus (C-O Turbot)
Pleuronichthys coenosus
(C-O Turbot)
 

East End Reef and the Front Side : May 27, 2007
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax (California Moray)
Gymnothorax mordax
(California Moray)
Linckia columbiae (Fragile Star)
Juvenile Hypsypops rubicundus
(Garibaldi)
& Linckia columbiae
(Fragile Star)
Parastichopus californicus (Warty Sea Cucumber)
Parastichopus californicus
(Warty Sea Cucumber)
Lythrypnus dalli ( Bluebanded Goby)
Lythrypnus dalli
(Bluebanded Goby)
Clavelina huntsmani (Light Bulb Tunicate)
Clavelina huntsmani
(Light Bulb Tunicate)
Worm)
Spirobranchus spinosus
(Christmas Tree Worm)
Bugula neritina
Bugula neritina
Parastichopus californicus (Warty Sea Cucumber)
Parastichopus californicus
(Warty Sea Cucumber)
Lythrypnus dalli ( Bluebanded Goby)
Lythrypnus dalli
(Bluebanded Goby)
Lythrypnus dalli ( Bluebanded Goby)
Lythrypnus dalli
(Bluebanded Goby)
Panulirus interruptus (California Spiny Lobster) & Lythrypnus dalli ( Bluebanded Goby)
Panulirus interruptus
(California Spiny Lobster)
& Lythrypnus dalli
(Bluebanded Goby)
Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata
(California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata
(California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata
(California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata
(California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata
(California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)
Scorpaena guttata
(California Scorpionfish)
Leathesia difformis
Leathesia difformis
P5276755x15-0lr.jpg
P5276755x15-0lr.jpg
Pachycerianthus fimbriatus (Tube-Dwelling Anemone)
Pachycerianthus fimbriatus
(Tube-Dwelling Anemone)
Pleuronichthys decurrens (Curlfin Sole)
Pleuronichthys decurrens
(Curlfin Sole)
Mating Flabellina iodinea (Spanish Shawl)
Mating Flabellina iodinea
(Spanish Shawl)
Mating Flabellina iodinea (Spanish Shawl)
Mating Flabellina iodinea
(Spanish Shawl)
Mating Flabellina iodinea (Spanish Shawl)
Mating Flabellina iodinea
(Spanish Shawl)
Mating Flabellina iodinea (Spanish Shawl)
Mating Flabellina iodinea
(Spanish Shawl)
Flabellina iodinea (Spanish Shawl)
Flabellina iodinea
(Spanish Shawl)
Renilla koellikeri (Sea Pansy)
Renilla koellikeri
(Sea Pansy)
Renilla koellikeri (Sea Pansy)
Renilla koellikeri
(Sea Pansy)
Renilla koellikeri (Sea Pansy)
Renilla koellikeri
(Sea Pansy)
Conus californicus (California Cone shell)
Conus californicus
(California Cone shell)
Conus californicus (California Cone shell)
Conus californicus
(California Cone shell)
Conus californicus (California Cone shell)
Conus californicus
(California Cone shell)
Conus californicus (California Cone shell)
Conus californicus
(California Cone shell)

©2007 Chris Grossman, diver.net




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