Scuba dive at Point Loma, June 14, 2015
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proliferating anemone
Epiactis prolifera

and bryozoans on aged
Macrocystis pyrifera kelp

Ida's miter Mitra idae

on encrusting bryozoans

two Hermissenda opalescens sea slugs

crossing paths & probably mating will happen next

sea slug
Janolus barbarensis

and cup coral

Hermissenda opalescens sea slug on sponge

mouth parts of a sea cucumber

which is deeply embedded into the reef structure
these sea cucumbers blend in & are hard to see