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Post Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 1:19 am   Tide Pooling

Went tide pooling in San Pedro today. Saw the same old stuff except a few cool things here and their.

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These guys were everywhere. This is a California Sea Hare. It's their mating season right now, so they're in the shallows. They were all about 6" long.

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This was such an awesome find! It was tiny, maybe about 1-1.5" I don't know how I spotted it, but after some research, I've found it to be Navanax inermis. It's a predatory sea slug. They get about 8". This is what an adult looks like:

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Saw this Skate at the aquarium and thought it looked funny
1 F RES 9" (Kingler)
1 F Belize Slider 7" (Agamemnon)
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Post Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:47 am   Re: Tide Pooling

Those r some odd looking creatures lol they look like they came outa Pokemon or something ha ha ha especially that last one XD
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Post Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:26 am   Re: Tide Pooling

Wow that Skate is beautiful!
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Post Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:17 pm   Re: Tide Pooling

that thing looks weird as hell! the ocean is like an entirely different alien world its pretty amazing. I have only been to the ocean 2 times (pacific both times) the first time was at least 6-7 years ago but i remember we went and checked out some tidepools. I was amazed at the tidepools, its like a tiny self suficient eco system. Ill have to move closer to the coast someday so i can see stuff like that more often
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Post Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:01 pm   Re: Tide Pooling

Strange and interesting stuff!
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