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Hydrozoan

Abietinaria sp.

Description:

Another colonial organism! Also a hydrozoan like my last spotting, but a different genus.

Habitat:

It seemed like they were growing on/anchored to a red seaweed. Washed up on Schoolhouse Beach, Bodega Bay


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4 Comments

Machi
Machi 3 months ago

Hema, I was in California in early November visiting my sister for just a short time. Maybe if I visit her again sometime I will check out Mt. Diablo.

Hema
Hema 3 months ago

I have seen your Alaskan tide pool spottings.Are you planning MT Diablo?It is going to rain for the next several days.Hiking and exploring might be a little more difficult.Also the summit on top can get windy and cold. Sometimes there is snow on top and people sled. Since you are a hard core explorer you might not find it that difficult. But check at the range station. Mitchell canyon is another rugged spot to hike .On a night hike with a black light you might be able to see the glow in the dark scorpions. Check with a ranger to see if they would be able to do a night hike for you.

Machi
Machi 3 months ago

Hema, we have a lot of tide pools in Alaska. It's my favorite place to explore.

Hema
Hema 3 months ago

Try and visit tidepools .You might be surprised by what you see.

California, USA

Lat: 38.31, Long: -123.02

Spotted on Nov 3, 2018
Submitted on Jan 13, 2019

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