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The Sea Divers Trip to
San Miguel Island & Begg Rock, California
aboard the Peace
September 10-11, 2010


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Henricia leviuscula (Blood Star)
Henricia leviuscula
(Blood Star)
Henricia sp.
Henricia sp.
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle) surronded by Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anenome)
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle) surronded by Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anenome)
Compound Tunicate
Compound Tunicate
Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anenome) on a Crassadoma gigantea (Rock Scallop)
Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anenome) on a Crassadoma gigantea (Rock Scallop)
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed Sea Cucumber)
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed 
Sea Cucumber)
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed Sea Cucumber)
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed Sea Cucumber)
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed Sea Cucumber)
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed Sea Cucumber)
Eudistylia polymorpha (Feather Duster Worm)
Eudistylia polymorpha
(Feather Duster Worm)
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Leucilla nuttingi (Urn Sponge)
Leucilla nuttingi
(Urn Sponge)
Eudistylia polymorpha (Feather Duster Worm)
Eudistylia polymorpha
(Feather Duster Worm)
Eudistylia polymorpha (Feather Duster Worm)
Eudistylia polymorpha
(Feather Duster Worm)
Plumularia sp. (Hydroid)
Plumularia sp. (Hydroid)
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Flabellina iodinea (Spanish Shawl)
Flabellina iodinea
(Spanish Shawl)

Boomerang Bank
Peltodoris nobilis
Peltodoris nobilis
Rhinogobiops nicholsii (Blackeyed Goby)
Rhinogobiops nicholsii
(Blackeyed Goby)
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Small Crabs on Heteropora pacifica (Northern Staghorn Bryozoan)
Small Crabs on Heteropora pacifica (
Northern Staghorn Bryozoan)
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Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle)  covered with Hydractinia milleri (Hedgehog Hydroid)
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle) covered with Hydractinia milleri (Hedgehog Hydroid)
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle)  covered with Hydractinia milleri (Hedgehog Hydroid)
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle)  covered with Hydractinia milleri (Hedgehog Hydroid)
Crassadoma gigantea (Rock Scallop)
Crassadoma gigantea
(Rock Scallop)
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Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle)surrounded by Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anenome)
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle)surrounded by Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anenome)
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle)surrounded by Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anenome)
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle)surrounded by Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anenome)
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle)  covered with Hydractinia milleri (Hedgehog Hydroid)
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle) covered with Hydractinia milleri (Hedgehog Hydroid)
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle)  covered with Hydractinia milleri (Hedgehog Hydroid)
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle) covered with Hydractinia milleri (Hedgehog Hydroid)
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Pagurus sp. 1 (Blue Spotted Red Hermit Crab) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Pagurus sp. 1 (Blue Spotted Red Hermit Crab) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Mitrocoma cellularia
Mitrocoma cellularia
Corolla calceola (Sea Butterfly) with hitchhiker
Corolla calceola (Sea Butterfly) with hitchhiker

Wyckoff Ledge
Pegea confoederata
Pegea confoederata
Cucumaria piperata (Peppered Sea Cucumber)
Cucumaria piperata
(Peppered Sea Cucumber)
Cucumaria piperata (Peppered Sea Cucumber)
Cucumaria piperata
(Peppered Sea Cucumber)
Psolus chitinoides (Slipper Sea Cucumber)
Psolus chitinoides
(Slipper Sea Cucumber)
Psolus chitinoides (Slipper Sea Cucumber)
Psolus chitinoides
(Slipper Sea Cucumber)
Ophiopteris papillosa (Flat-spined Brittle Star)
Ophiopteris papillosa
(Flat-spined Brittle Star)
Ophiopteris papillosa (Flat-spined Brittle Star)
Ophiopteris papillosa
(Flat-spined Brittle Star)
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed Sea Cucumber)
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed Sea Cucumber)
Balanus crenatus (barnacles) on Tethya aurantia (Orange Puffball Sponge)
Balanus crenatus (barnacles) on Tethya aurantia (Orange Puffball Sponge)
Balanus crenatus (barnacles) on Tethya aurantia (Orange Puffball Sponge)
Balanus crenatus (barnacles) on Tethya aurantia (Orange Puffball Sponge)
Triopha catalinae
Triopha catalinae
Phidiana hiltoni
Phidiana hiltoni
Rhinogobiops nicholsii (Blackeyed Goby)
Rhinogobiops nicholsii
(Blackeyed Goby)
Doris montereyensis
Doris montereyensis
Doris montereyensis
Doris montereyensis
Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda crassicornis
Artedius corallinus (Coralline Sculpin) & Ammothea hilgendorfi (Sea Spider)
Artedius corallinus (Coralline Sculpin) & Ammothea hilgendorfi (Sea Spider)
Artedius corallinus (Coralline Sculpin) & Ammothea hilgendorfi (Sea Spider)
Artedius corallinus (Coralline Sculpin) & Ammothea hilgendorfi (Sea Spider)
Artedius corallinus (Coralline Sculpin)
Artedius corallinus
(Coralline Sculpin)
A juvenile Pisaster sp.
A juvenile Pisaster sp.
Doto kya on on Aglaophenia struthionides (Ostrich-plumed Hydroid)
Doto kya on on Aglaophenia struthionides (Ostrich-plumed Hydroid)
Doto kya on on Aglaophenia struthionides (Ostrich-plumed Hydroid)
Doto kya on on Aglaophenia struthionides (Ostrich-plumed Hydroid)
Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda crassicornis
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Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda crassicornis
Peltodoris nobilis
Peltodoris nobilis
Cadlina luteomarginata
Cadlina luteomarginata
Doriopsilla albopunctata
Doriopsilla albopunctata
Doto kya on on Aglaophenia struthionides (Ostrich-plumed Hydroid)
Doto kya on on Aglaophenia struthionides (Ostrich-plumed Hydroid)
Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anenome)
Corynactis californica
(Club-tipped Anenome)
Coenocyathus bowersi (Colonial Cup Coral)
Coenocyathus bowersi
(Colonial Cup Coral)
Diadumene leucolena (Ghost Anemone)
Diadumene leucolena
(Ghost Anemone)

Crook Point
Cyclosalpa bakeri
Cyclosalpa bakeri
Cyclosalpa bakeri
Cyclosalpa bakeri
Hermissenda crassicornis drifting in the soup
Hermissenda crassicornis drifting in "the soup"
Chirolophis nugator (Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator
(Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator (Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator
(Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator (Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator
(Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator (Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator
(Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator (Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator
(Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator (Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator
(Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator (Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator
(Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator (Mosshead Warbonnet)
Chirolophis nugator
(Mosshead Warbonnet)
Pandalus danae (Dock Shrimp or Coon-Stripe Shrimp)
Pandalus danae (Dock Shrimp or Coon-Stripe Shrimp)
Pandalus danae (Dock Shrimp or Coon-Stripe Shrimp)
Pandalus danae (Dock Shrimp or Coon-Stripe Shrimp)
Mitra idae (Ida's Miter)
Mitra idae
(Ida's Miter)
Myxicola infundibulum (Brown Sabellid)
Myxicola infundibulum
(Brown Sabellid)
Neoclinus uninotatus (One-Spot Fringehead)
Neoclinus uninotatus
(One-Spot Fringehead)
Neoclinus uninotatus (One-Spot Fringehead)
Neoclinus uninotatus
(One-Spot Fringehead)
Neoclinus uninotatus (One-Spot Fringehead)
Neoclinus uninotatus
(One-Spot Fringehead)
Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda crassicornis
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie)
Cypraea spadicea
(Chestnut Cowrie)
Orthonopias triacis (Snubnose Sculpin)
Orthonopias triacis
(Snubnose Sculpin)
Clavelina huntsmani (Light Bulb Tunicate)
Clavelina huntsmani
(Light Bulb Tunicate)
Clavelina huntsmani (Light Bulb Tunicate)
Clavelina huntsmani
(Light Bulb Tunicate)
Clavelina huntsmani (Light Bulb Tunicate)
Clavelina huntsmani
(Light Bulb Tunicate)
Doriopsilla albopunctata
Doriopsilla albopunctata
Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda crassicornis
Gibbonsia montereyensis (Crevice Kelpfish)
Gibbonsia montereyensis
(Crevice Kelpfish)
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Orthonopias triacis (Snubnose Sculpin)
Orthonopias triacis
(Snubnose Sculpin)
Peltodoris nobilis
Peltodoris nobilis
Cadlina luteomarginata
Cadlina luteomarginata
Cadlina luteomarginata
Cadlina luteomarginata
Hermissenda crassicornis on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Hermissenda crassicornis on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Hippolyte clarki (Kelp Humpback Shrimp) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Hippolyte clarki (Kelp Humpback Shrimp) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Hippolyte clarki (Kelp Humpback Shrimp) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Hippolyte clarki (Kelp Humpback Shrimp) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)

Tyler Bight
Rhinogobiops nicholsii (Blackeyed Goby)
Rhinogobiops nicholsii
(Blackeyed Goby)
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Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda crassicornis
Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anenome)
Corynactis californica
(Club-tipped Anenome)
Henricia sp.
Henricia sp.
Diaperoecia californica (Southern Staghorn Bryozoan)
Diaperoecia californica
(Southern Staghorn Bryozoan)
Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda crassicornis
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed Sea Cucumber) in the hold-fast of Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed Sea Cucumber) in the hold-fast of Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Mediaster aequalis (Vermilion Star, Red Sea Star)
Mediaster aequalis
(Vermilion Star, Red Sea Star)
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed Sea Cucumber)
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed Sea Cucumber)
A small Sebastes carnatus (Gopher Rockfish)
A small Sebastes carnatus (Gopher Rockfish)
Cadlina luteomarginata
Cadlina luteomarginata
Calliostoma ligatum (Blue Top Snail) & a Cup Coral
Calliostoma ligatum (Blue Top Snail) & a Cup Coral 
Calliostoma sp. (Top Snail)
Calliostoma sp. (Top Snail)
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed Sea Cucumber) in the hold-fast of Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Eupentacta quinquesemita (White Sea Cucumber, Siff-footed Sea Cucumber) in the hold-fast of Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Balanus crenatus (barnacles)
Balanus crenatus
(barnacles)
Haliotis rufescens (Red Abalone)
Haliotis rufescens
(Red Abalone)
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Balanus crenatus (barnacles) on Tethya aurantia (Orange Puffball Sponge)
Balanus crenatus (barnacles) on Tethya aurantia (Orange Puffball Sponge)
Balanus crenatus (barnacles)
Balanus crenatus
(barnacles)
Haliotis rufescens (Red Abalone)
Haliotis rufescens
(Red Abalone)
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Mediaster aequalis (Vermilion Star, Red Sea Star)
Mediaster aequalis
(Vermilion Star, Red Sea Star)
A juvenile Pycnopodia helianthoides (Sunflower Sea Star) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
A juvenile Pycnopodia helianthoides (Sunflower Sea Star) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Epiactis prolifera (Brooding anemone) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Epiactis prolifera (Brooding anemone) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Epiactis prolifera (Brooding anemone) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Epiactis prolifera (Brooding anemone) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Epiactis prolifera (Brooding anemone) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Epiactis prolifera (Brooding anemone) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Epiactis prolifera (Brooding anemone) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Epiactis prolifera (Brooding anemone) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Epiactis prolifera (Brooding anemone) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Epiactis prolifera (Brooding anemone) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Hippolyte californiensis (California Green Shrimp) on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Hippolyte californiensis (California Green Shrimp) 
on Macrocystis pyrifera (Giant Kelp)
Pugettia producta (Northern Kelp Crab)
Pugettia producta
(Northern Kelp Crab)
Pugettia producta (Northern Kelp Crab)
Pugettia producta
(Northern Kelp Crab)

Begg Rock
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Henricia leviuscula (Blood Star)
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Henricia leviuscula (Blood Star)
Heteropora pacifica (Northern Staghorn Bryozoan) & Metridium senile (Anenome)
Heteropora pacifica (Northern Staghorn Bryozoan) & Metridium senile (Anenome)
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Crassadoma gigantea (Rock Scallop) covered Plumularia sp. (Hydroids)  & Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle)
Crassadoma gigantea (Rock Scallop) covered Plumularia sp. (Hydroids), sponge,  & Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle)
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle) covered with (Plumularia sp.) Hydroids
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle) covered with (Plumularia sp.) Hydroids
Crassadoma gigantea (Rock Scallop) covered Myxilla incrustans (Rough Scallop Sponge) & Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle) and sorrounded by Metridium senile (Anenome)
Crassadoma gigantea (Rock Scallop) covered Myxilla incrustans (Rough Scallop Sponge) & Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle) and sorrounded by Metridium senile (Anenome)
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Crassadoma gigantea (Rock Scallop)
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Hermissenda crassicornis on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
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Hermissenda crassicornis on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Tubularia crocea (Pink-Mouthed Hydroid)
Tubularia crocea
(Pink-Mouthed Hydroid)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Asterina miniata (Bat Star) & Metridium senile (Anenome) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Asterina miniata (Bat Star) & 
Metridium senile (Anenome) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
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Crassadoma gigantea (Rock Scallop)
Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star) &  Metridium senile (Anenome)
Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star) &  Metridium senile (Anenome)
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Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge) 
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Hermissenda crassicornis
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Hermissenda crassicornis
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Metridium senile (Anenome) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Metridium senile (Anenome) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
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Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
A juvenile Loxorhynchus crispatus (Moss Crab) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
A juvenile Loxorhynchus crispatus (Moss Crab) on 
Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Tubularia crocea (Pink-Mouthed Hydroid)
Tubularia crocea
(Pink-Mouthed Hydroid)
Tubularia crocea (Pink-Mouthed Hydroid)
Tubularia crocea
(Pink-Mouthed Hydroid)
Calliostoma sp. (Top Snail)
Calliostoma sp. (Top Snail)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Metridium senile (Anenome) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Metridium senile (Anenome) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
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Heteropora pacifica (Northern Staghorn Bryozoan)
Heteropora pacifica
(Northern Staghorn Bryozoan)
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Metridium senile (Anenome)
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Pycnogonum stearnsi (Stearns' Sea Spider)
Pycnogonum stearnsi
(Stearns' Sea Spider)
Pycnogonum stearnsi (Stearns' Sea Spider)
Pycnogonum stearnsi
(Stearns' Sea Spider)
Metridium senile (Anenome) & Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Metridium senile (Anenome) & Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Phascolosoma agassizii (Pacific Peanut Worm) protruding from Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Phascolosoma agassizii (Pacific Peanut Worm) protruding from Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
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Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle), Metridium senile (Anenome), & Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Megabalanus californicus (California Acorn Barnacle), Metridium senile (Anenome), &
Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Tubularia crocea (Pink-Mouthed Hydroid)
Tubularia crocea
(Pink-Mouthed Hydroid)
Metridium senile (Anenome) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Metridium senile (Anenome) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Metridium senile (Anenome)
Metridium senile (Anenome)
Caprella sp. (Skeleton Shrimp) on Aglaophenia struthionides (Ostrich-plumed Hydroid)
Caprella sp. (Skeleton Shrimp) on Aglaophenia struthionides (Ostrich-plumed Hydroid)
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Metridium senile (Anenome)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Metridium senile (Anenome) sorrounded by amphipods in a hive like structure made of f mucus & detritus
Metridium senile (Anenome) sorrounded by amphipods in a hive like structure made of f mucus & detritus
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Metridium senile (Anenome)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Cypraea spadicea (Chestnut Cowrie) on Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
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Metridium senile (Anenome)
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Obelia sp. (Hydroid)
Obelia sp.
(Hydroid)
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Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star)
Pisaster ochraceus
(Ochre Sea Star)
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Aglaophenia struthionides (Ostrich-plumed Hydroid)
Aglaophenia struthionides
(Ostrich-plumed Hydroid)
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Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anenome)
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Hermissenda crassicornis
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Hermissenda crassicornis
Artedius corallinus (Coralline Sculpin)
Artedius corallinus
(Coralline Sculpin)
Artedius corallinus (Coralline Sculpin)
Artedius corallinus
(Coralline Sculpin)
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Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star)
Aglaophenia struthionides (Ostrich-plumed Hydroid)
Aglaophenia struthionides
(Ostrich-plumed Hydroid)
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Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star)
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Hermissenda crassicornis
Phascolosoma agassizii (Pacific Peanut Worm) protruding from Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
Phascolosoma agassizii (Pacific Peanut Worm) protruding from 
Spheciospongia confoederata (Gray Moon Sponge)
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Metridium senile (Anenome)
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Corynactis californica (Club-tipped Anenome)
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Photos by Fletcher Forbes
Brian McNamara looking at a towel covered diver
Brian McNamara looking at a towel covered diver
John Forbes
John Forbes
The dive deck of the Peace
The dive deck of the Peace
Don Thompson cleaning Sebastes miniatus (Vermilion Rockfish)
Don Thompson cleaning Sebastes miniatus (Vermilion Rockfish)
Sebastes miniatus (Vermilion Rockfish) on the cleaning table
Sebastes miniatus (Vermilion Rockfish) on the cleaning table
Chris Grossman
Chris Grossman
Chirs Cervellone with stringer full of Sebastes miniatus (Vermilion Rockfish)
Chirs Cervellone with stringer full of Sebastes miniatus (Vermilion Rockfish)
Joe Grier
Joe Grier
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Joe's herbs
Karen Norris, Chris Cervellone, & Dexter Morris
Karen Norris, Chris Cervellone, & Dexter Morris
Chris Grossman, Karen Norris, & Chris Cervellone
Chris Grossman, Karen Norris, & Chris Cervellone
Moonrise over Santa Rosa Island
Moonrise over Santa Rosa Island
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Sebastes carnatus (Gopher Rockfish)
Sebastes carnatus
(Gopher Rockfish)
Artedius corallinus (Coralline Sculpin on a Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star)
Artedius corallinus (Coralline Sculpin on a Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star)
Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star) on Begg Rock
Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star) on Begg Rock
  Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star) on Begg Rock
Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star) on Begg Rock
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Photos by Marcel Laframboise
San Miguel Island
San Miguel Island
San Miguel Island
San Miguel Island
San Miguel Island
San Miguel Island
Chris Grossman
Chris Grossman
Chris Grossman
Chris Grossman
Begg Rock
Begg Rock
The dive flag
The dive flag
Birds resting on the rail of the Peace
Birds resting on the rail of the Peace

Chris Grossman's Underwater Photography
2010 Chris Grossman, diver.net
2010 Fletcher Forbes
2010 Marcel Laframboise