Brown Buckshot Barnacle micro
Triopha maculata. Order: Nudibranchia, sub order: Doridacea, Family: Polyceratidae. Film: Fuji Velvia Slide, 1999.
Sea Anemone digests Sea Urchin
Giant Green Sea Anemone digests a Purple Sea Urchin and all that remains are the hard shell test and spines. (Anthopleura xanthogrammica) &(Strongylocentrotus purpuratus).
Smooth Brittle Star
(Ophioplocus esmarki) Phylum Echinodermata, Class Ophiuroidea, Order Ophiurea, Family Ophioleptidae
(Oligocottus maculosus) camouflaged and sheltered in tide pool home base off Pigeon Point, CA.
Lined Chiton (Tonicella lineata) is a marine gastropod with 8 moveable shell plates. Feeds on algae.
Spanish Shawl (Flabellina iodinea)
A marine gastropod mollusk nudibranch with neon orange, purple and scarlet colors. Fuji Velvia
A Leather Star (Dermasterias imbricata) rests on a bed of Surf Grass (Phyllospadix scouleri).
Sea Lemon and Nemertean time-lapse
Sea Lemon (Anisodoris nobilis) does a U-Turn while a Six-lined Nemertean (Tubulanus sexlineatus) photobombs the Nudibranch.
Sea Lemon Nudibranch time-lapse sequence
A Sea Lemon Nudibranch was captured at Pigeon Point inside a sea cave on a minus one foot tide. Nikon D810 with macro zoom. Interval was every one second.