Photos of the Week #2

May 2, 2005

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Kevin Lee

Catalina Island
Old Quarry

White-ribbed Red Barnacle, or Red-striped Acorn Barnacle
Megabalanus californicus

"Acorn Barnacles, with extended cirri (jointed legs) sweeping for food. The calcareous shells of these barnacles are attached to the shell of a Norris Top Snail, which itself is feeding on a kelp blade."

Olympus C-5060, with YS-90DX strobe

Jim Lyle

Catalina Island
Emerald Cove

Blackeye Goby
Coryphopterus nicholsi

Tube-dwelling Anemone
Pachycerianthus fimbriatus

Todd Warshaw

La Jolla

Green Abalone
Haliotis fulgens

Aaron Simmons

Laguna Beach
Shaw's Cove

Spanish Shawl
Flabellina iodinea

Two adults, one baby, and some eggs...

Terry Strait

Point Loma
Three Fingers Reef

California Scorpionfish
Scorpaena guttata

Rick Anderson

La Jolla Shores

Tube-dwelling Anemone
Pachycerianthus fimbriatus

Mark Ball

San Clemente Island

C-O Sole
Pleuronichthys coenosus

Canon S-330 Elph digital

Margaret Webb

Catalina Island
Emerald Bay

Hypsypops rubicundus

Taken with an Olympus c5050 with a Ikelite DS 125 strobe

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