Scuba dive at Point Loma, March 8, and Yukon, February 22, 2015
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juvenile California sheephead
Semicossyphus pulcher

nudibranch Felimida macfarlandi

nudibranch Flabellina iodinea

nudibranch Doriopsilla albopunctata

California sea cucumber
Parastichopus californicus

couldn't tell if this was front or back end !

nudibranch Triopha catalinae


California spiny lobster
Panulirus interruptus

nudibranch Cadlina limbaughorum
and blood star Henricia leviuscula

kelp rockfish
Sebastes atrovirens

tube anemone
Pachycerianthus fimbriatus

February 22

windmill worm
Praxillura maculata

February 22
worm secretes mucus strings around radiating arms to capture particulate material on which it feeds