Posted by Merry on October 04, 2016 at 09:18:44:|
Scarlett Point Lighthouse on Balaklava Island. Read its fascinating history at http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=1191
We're diving HERE?. Hunt Rock lies beneath this smattering of bull kelp in the middle of the channel...a fabulous wall dive with shell channels running in either direction of the rock.
Cindy and Rick Rogers debrief after the dive. For wonderfully descriptive write-ups of their trips to God's Pocket, please see Rick's blogs at http://divertrek.com/blogs
Plumose anemone, Metridium senile
An attack tentacle of the plumose anemone directed at a neighboring anemone.
Brooding anemone, Epiactis lisbethae. White pin-stripes all the way down the column distinguish this species from the proliferating anemone, Epiactis prolifera.
Brooding anemone, Epiactis lisbethae
Both color variations of the crimson anemone, Cribrinopsis fernaldi
Tiny candy-stripe shrimp, Lebbeus grandimanus, are usually associated with the crimson anemone, but can be found on several other species of anemone.
Pink-tipped anemone, Anthopleura elegantissima
Painted anemone, Urticina grebelnyi
Green surf anemone, Anthopleura xanthogrammica
Basket star, Gorgonocephalus eucnemis
Morning sun star, Solaster dawsoni
Six-rayed sea star, Leptasterias hexactis