Scuba dive off Point Loma, August 5, 2012
colonial salps, & other gelatinous zooplankton floating by in the current up top
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linear chain of salps, each an individual animal

line drawing to clarify these salp photos

a circular salp chain, with each circle of salps attached, forming a long chain

Pyrosoma, a colonial salp composed of many individual animals

line drawing to clarify these Pyrosoma photos

Pyrosoma closer up

Sea slug Doriopsilla albopunctata on gray sponge

Spanish shawl sea slug Flabellina iodinea

McPeak Anemone Urticina mcpeaki... these are uncommon for me to see, quite colorful

Black eye goby