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Showy Snailfish (Liparis pulchellus)

Observer

michaelroiland

Date

June 14, 2022 11:05 AM PDT
Showy Snailfish - Photo (c) Peter, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Peter
leftcoaster's ID: Showy Snailfish (Liparis pulchellus)
Added on November 17, 2022
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Pacific Lion's Mane Jelly (Cyanea ferruginea)

Observer

marciecjohn

Date

November 11, 2022 09:31 AM PST
Pacific Lion's Mane Jelly - Photo (c) Paul Norwood, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Paul Norwood
leftcoaster's ID: Pacific Lion's Mane Jelly (Cyanea ferruginea)
Added on November 17, 2022
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Opalescent Inshore Squid (Doryteuthis opalescens)

Observer

ellethrochir

Date

August 31, 2022
Opalescent Inshore Squid - Photo (c) Christopher Chin, all rights reserved, uploaded by Christopher Chin
leftcoaster's ID: Opalescent Inshore Squid (Doryteuthis opalescens)
Added on November 15, 2022
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Hooded Nudibranch (Melibe leonina)

Observer

marciecjohn

Date

November 8, 2022 12:42 PM PST
Hooded Nudibranch - Photo (c) Gary McDonald, all rights reserved, uploaded by Gary McDonald
leftcoaster's ID: Hooded Nudibranch (Melibe leonina)
Added on November 11, 2022
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Pacific White-sided Dolphin (Sagmatias obliquidens)

Observer

marciecjohn

Date

November 2022

Place

Private
Pacific White-sided Dolphin - Photo (c) Robin Gwen Agarwal, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Robin Gwen Agarwal
leftcoaster's ID: Pacific White-sided Dolphin (Sagmatias obliquidens)
Added on November 11, 2022
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White-lined Dirona (Dirona albolineata)

Observer

snorkelsalishsea

Date

November 10, 2022 10:43 AM PST
White-lined Dirona - Photo (c) Gary McDonald, all rights reserved, uploaded by Gary McDonald
leftcoaster's ID: White-lined Dirona (Dirona albolineata)
Added on November 11, 2022
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Giant Pacific Octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini)

Observer

snorkelsalishsea

Date

November 10, 2022 11:00 AM PST
Giant Pacific Octopus - Photo (c) Kathleen R., some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Kathleen R.
leftcoaster's ID: Giant Pacific Octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini)
Added on November 11, 2022
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Brown Rockfish (Sebastes auriculatus)

Observer

neilmcdaniel

Date

June 20, 2013 12:12 PM PDT

Description

Species reaches 57 cm long. Often found in small schools near rocky substrates.

Brown Rockfish - Photo (c) Kathleen R., some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Kathleen R.
leftcoaster's ID: Brown Rockfish (Sebastes auriculatus)
Added on November 10, 2022
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Yelloweye Rockfish (Sebastes ruberrimus)

Observer

neilmcdaniel

Date

August 19, 2007 11:48 AM PDT

Description

A juvenile showing the two bold white stripes. These disappear as the fish matures. Species reaches 91 cm long.

Yelloweye Rockfish - Photo (c) Kathleen R., some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Kathleen R.
leftcoaster's ID: Yelloweye Rockfish (Sebastes ruberrimus)
Added on November 10, 2022
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Copper Rockfish (Sebastes caurinus)

Observer

neilmcdaniel

Date

August 3, 2003

Description

Species reaches 66 cm long.

Copper Rockfish - Photo (c) Andrew Harmer, all rights reserved, uploaded by Andrew Harmer
leftcoaster's ID: Copper Rockfish (Sebastes caurinus)
Added on November 10, 2022
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Kelp Greenling (Hexagrammos decagrammus)

Observer

neilmcdaniel

Date

May 21, 2021 02:49 AM PDT

Description

Adult male. Species reaches 61 cm long.

Kelp Greenling - Photo (c) Sara Thiebaud, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Sara Thiebaud
leftcoaster's ID: Kelp Greenling (Hexagrammos decagrammus)
Added on November 10, 2022
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Kelp Greenling (Hexagrammos decagrammus)

Observer

neilmcdaniel

Date

December 7, 2011 11:11 AM PST

Description

Adult female. Species reaches 61 cm long. Adult male and females look very different and were once thought to be separate species.

Kelp Greenling - Photo (c) Sara Thiebaud, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Sara Thiebaud
leftcoaster's ID: Kelp Greenling (Hexagrammos decagrammus)
Added on November 10, 2022
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Painted Greenling (Oxylebius pictus)

Observer

neilmcdaniel

Date

January 27, 2014 02:10 PM PST

Description

Species reaches 25 cm long.

Painted Greenling - Photo (c) Phil Garner, all rights reserved, uploaded by Phil Garner
leftcoaster's ID: Painted Greenling (Oxylebius pictus)
Added on November 10, 2022
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Blackeye Goby (Rhinogobiops nicholsii)

Observer

tom858

Date

July 25, 2022 11:00 AM PDT

Description

Dive observation

Blackeye Goby - Photo (c) J. Stauffer, all rights reserved, uploaded by J. Stauffer
leftcoaster's ID: Blackeye Goby (Rhinogobiops nicholsii)
Added on October 20, 2022
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Observer

hermissenda

Date

April 19, 2021 02:44 PM PDT
Bolinopsis microptera - Photo anonymous, no known copyright restrictions (public domain)
leftcoaster's ID: Bolinopsis microptera, a member of Lobate Comb Jellies (Order Lobata)
Added on October 15, 2022
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Added as part of a taxon split

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Observer

emlim

Date

March 14, 2021 12:08 PM PDT
Bolinopsis microptera - Photo anonymous, no known copyright restrictions (public domain)
leftcoaster's ID: Bolinopsis microptera, a member of Lobate Comb Jellies (Order Lobata)
Added on October 15, 2022
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Added as part of a taxon split

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Nanaimo Dorid (Acanthodoris nanaimoensis)

Observer

harbourkelp

Place

Canada (Google, OSM)
Nanaimo Dorid - Photo (c) amy lemur, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
leftcoaster's ID: Nanaimo Dorid (Acanthodoris nanaimoensis)
Added on September 05, 2022
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Sailfin Sculpin (Nautichthys oculofasciatus)

Observer

iancruickshank

Date

February 27, 2021 05:49 PM PST

Description

Plainfin midshipman eggs?

Sailfin Sculpin - Photo (c) Sara Thiebaud, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Sara Thiebaud
leftcoaster's ID: Sailfin Sculpin (Nautichthys oculofasciatus)
Added on August 19, 2022
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White-and-Orange-Tipped Nudibranch (Antiopella fusca)

Observer

alenaesphoto

Date

July 20, 2022 03:07 PM PDT

Description

This individual also was hosting an endoparasitic copepod (Ismaila belciki). A study in Oregon found the rate of White-sand-Orange-Tipped Nudibranchs infected by these copepods could be as high as 80%!

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White-and-Orange-Tipped Nudibranch - Photo (c) Minette Layne, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by Minette Layne-Worthey
leftcoaster's ID: White-and-Orange-Tipped Nudibranch (Antiopella fusca)
Added on July 23, 2022
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Giant Pacific Octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini)

Observer

demersal

Date

May 15, 2022 11:47 AM PDT

Description

Fair size; 4m depth.

Giant Pacific Octopus - Photo (c) Kathleen R., some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Kathleen R.
leftcoaster's ID: Giant Pacific Octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini)
Added on June 27, 2022
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Barnacle-eating Dorid (Onchidoris bilamellata)

Observer

rharbo

Date

June 3, 2022 03:35 PM PDT

Description

Mid-intertidal under rocks. Feeds on small barnacles.

Barnacle-eating Dorid - Photo (c) Minette Layne, some rights reserved (CC BY)
leftcoaster's ID: Barnacle-eating Dorid (Onchidoris bilamellata)
Added on June 08, 2022
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Observer

morgan_brady

Date

May 24, 2022 12:39 PM PDT

Description

Does anybody know what is happening here? Looks like a hooded Nudi got taken over by some plant/animal thing.

Corella inflata - Photo (c) Chris Brown, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Chris Brown
leftcoaster's ID: Corella inflata, a member of Sea Squirts (Class Ascidiacea)
Added on May 24, 2022
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Leopard Nudibranch (Goniobranchus leopardus)

Observer

alifunwin

Date

February 13, 2022 02:05 PM PST
Leopard Nudibranch - Photo (c) uwkwaj, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by uwkwaj
leftcoaster's ID: Leopard Nudibranch (Goniobranchus leopardus)
Added on May 04, 2022
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Horned Nudibranch (Hermissenda crassicornis)

Observer

nathanstarzynski

Date

May 3, 2022 04:12 PM PDT

Description

Clinging to kelp on wall, approximately 20cm below low tide line. One individual, ~20mm length

Horned Nudibranch - Photo (c) Gary McDonald, all rights reserved, uploaded by Gary McDonald
leftcoaster's ID: Horned Nudibranch (Hermissenda crassicornis)
Added on May 04, 2022
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Northern Leopard Dorid (Diaulula odonoghuei)

Observer

marilynneb

Date

April 19, 2022 02:40 PM PDT
Northern Leopard Dorid - Photo (c) Minette Layne-Worthey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by Minette Layne-Worthey
leftcoaster's ID: Northern Leopard Dorid (Diaulula odonoghuei)
Added on May 04, 2022
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Northern Leopard Dorid (Diaulula odonoghuei)

Observer

runwild-casey

Date

February 9, 2022 03:22 AM UTC
Northern Leopard Dorid - Photo (c) Minette Layne-Worthey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by Minette Layne-Worthey
leftcoaster's ID: Northern Leopard Dorid (Diaulula odonoghuei)
Added on April 19, 2022
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Fringed Cerianthid (Pachycerianthus fimbriatus)

Observer

adam_mckenzie

Date

March 13, 2022 01:22 PM UTC

Place

Madrona2 (Google, OSM)
Fringed Cerianthid - Photo (c) sharon_jeffery, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by sharon_jeffery
leftcoaster's ID: Fringed Cerianthid (Pachycerianthus fimbriatus)
Added on April 19, 2022
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Observer

adam_mckenzie

Date

March 13, 2022 01:32 PM UTC

Place

Madrona2 (Google, OSM)
Corella - Photo (c) Chris Brown, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Chris Brown
leftcoaster's ID: Genus Corella, a member of Sea Squirts (Class Ascidiacea)
Added on April 19, 2022
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Orange Zoanthid (Epizoanthus scotinus)

Observer

adam_mckenzie

Date

March 13, 2022 01:05 PM UTC

Place

Madrona2 (Google, OSM)
Orange Zoanthid - Photo (c) MacKenna, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by MacKenna
leftcoaster's ID: Orange Zoanthid (Epizoanthus scotinus)
Added on April 19, 2022
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Orange Sea Pen (Ptilosarcus gurneyi)

Observer

adam_mckenzie

Date

March 13, 2022 01:23 PM UTC

Place

Madrona2 (Google, OSM)

Description

We seen over 20 from only a few inches to up to 4" in size

Orange Sea Pen - Photo (c) Brenna Green, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Brenna Green
leftcoaster's ID: Orange Sea Pen (Ptilosarcus gurneyi)
Added on April 19, 2022
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