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The Sea Divers trip to the Oil Rigs
aboard the Sea Bass
June 23, 2012


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Dive 1: Eureka
Semicossyphus pulcher (California Sheephead)
Semicossyphus pulcher
(California Sheephead)
Salpa maxima
Salpa maxima
Salpa maxima
Salpa maxima
Salpa maxima
Salpa maxima
Metridium senile & Ophiothrix spiculata (Brittle Stars)
Metridium senile & Ophiothrix spiculata (Brittle Stars)
Metridium farcimen
Metridium farcimen
Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda crassicornis
Mytilus californianus (California Mussel)
Mytilus californianus (California Mussel)
Metridium senile & Ophiothrix spiculata (Brittle Stars)
Metridium senile Ophiothrix spiculata (Brittle Stars)
Hypsypops rubicundus (Garabaldi) with a bite out of his tail
Hypsypops rubicundus (Garabaldi) with a bite out of his tail
Semicossyphus pulcher (California Sheephead)
Semicossyphus pulcher
(California Sheephead)
Hypsypops rubicundus (Garabaldi)
Hypsypops rubicundus (Garabaldi)
Leucetta losangelensis (Los Angeles Songe) with many Ophiothrix spiculata (Brittle Stars)
Leucetta losangelensis (Los Angeles Songe) with many Ophiothrix spiculata (Brittle Stars)
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus (Cabezon)
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus
(Cabezon)
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus (Cabezon)
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus
(Cabezon)
Hypsypops rubicundus (Garabaldi)
Hypsypops rubicundus
(Garabaldi)
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Corynactis californica
Corynactis californica
Corynactis californica
Corynactis californica
Sebastes chrysomelas (Black-and-yellow rockfish)
Sebastes chrysomelas
(Black-and-yellow rockfish)

Dive 2: Eureka
Juvenile Sebastes paucispinis (Bocaccio)
Juvenile Sebastes paucispinis
(Bocaccio)
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus (Cabezon)
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus
(Cabezon)
Mitrocoma cellularia (Cross Jellyfish) & Salpa maxima
Mitrocoma cellularia (Cross Jellyfish) & Salpa maxima
Salpa maxima
Salpa maxima
Salpa maxima
Salpa maxima
Mitrocoma cellularia (Cross Jellyfish)
Mitrocoma cellularia
(Cross Jellyfish)
Cyclosalpa bakeri
Cyclosalpa bakeri
Hypsypops rubicundus (Garabaldi)
Hypsypops rubicundus (Garabaldi)
Sebastes auriculatus (Brown Rockfish)
Sebastes auriculatus
(Brown Rockfish)
Crassadoma gigantea (Giant Rock Scallop)
Crassadoma gigantea
(Giant Rock Scallop)
Corynactis californica
Corynactis californica
Salpa maxima
Salpa maxima
Pisaster giganteus (Giant Spined Star)
Pisaster giganteus
(Giant Spined Star)
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus (Cabezon)
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus
(Cabezon)
Salpa maxima
Salpa maxima
Praya sp.
Praya sp.
Cyclosalpa bakeri
Cyclosalpa bakeri
Cyclosalpa bakeri
Cyclosalpa bakeri
Metridium senile
Metridium senile
Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Sea Star)
Pisaster ochraceus
(Ochre Sea Star)

Dives 3: Elly
Metridium senile & Ophiothrix spiculata (Brittle Stars)
Metridium senile Ophiothrix spiculata (Brittle Stars)
Crassadoma gigantea (Giant Rock Scallop)
Crassadoma gigantea
(Giant Rock Scallop)
Mytilus californianus (California Mussel)
Mytilus californianus
(California Mussel)
Mytilus californianus (California Mussel) with Metridium senile on one shell and Corynactis californica on the other
Mytilus californianus (California Mussel) with Metridium senile on one shell and Corynactis californica on the other
Crassadoma gigantea (Giant Rock Scallop)
Crassadoma gigantea
(Giant Rock Scallop)
Metridium senile fimbriatum
Metridium senile fimbriatum
Metridium senile fimbriatum
Metridium senile fimbriatum
Metridium senile fimbriatum
Metridium senile fimbriatum
Metridium senile fimbriatum & Mytilus californianus (California Mussel)
Metridium senile fimbriatum & Mytilus californianus (California Mussel)
Metridium senile fimbriatum & Mytilus californianus (California Mussel)
Metridium senile fimbriatum & Mytilus californianus (California Mussel)
Metridium senile fimbriatum
Metridium senile fimbriatum
Metridium senile fimbriatum
Metridium senile fimbriatum
Muricea fruticosa
Muricea fruticosa
Leucetta losangelensis (Los Angeles Songe) with many Ophiothrix spiculata (Brittle Stars)
Leucetta losangelensis (Los Angeles Songe) with many Ophiothrix spiculata (Brittle Stars)
Cancer antennarius (Pacific Rock Crab)
Cancer antennarius
(Pacific Rock Crab)
Cancer antennarius (Pacific Rock Crab)
Cancer antennarius
(Pacific Rock Crab)

topside
Battleship Iowa
Battleship Iowa
Crowley Tug Admiral
Crowley Tug Admiral
Crowley Tug Master
Crowley Tug Master
Car Carrier Swan Ace
Car Carrier Swan Ace
Dive Boat Magician
Dive Boat Magician
Captain Jerry Lewis
Captain Jerry Lewis
Oil Rig Edith
Oil Rig Edith
Oil Rig Eureka
Oil Rig Eureka
Oil Rig Eureka
Oil Rig Eureka
Oil Rig Eureka
Oil Rig Eureka
Oil Rig Eureka
Oil Rig Eureka
Oil Rig Eureka
Oil Rig Eureka

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