Recent Trips

The Horseshoe a.k.a. Scout Key Quarry, Florida  6/2/21
 

A delightful place to explore shallow rock hideouts, border mangroves,
and grass beds. 
We begin with some amazing decorator crabs, then move on to other rare and unusual creatures.

 

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can you spot the decorator crab
can you spot the decorator crab
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dc 8
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blue-legged hermit crab
blue-legged hermit crab
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atlantic deer cowrie 14
atlantic deer cowrie 14
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atlantic longarm octopus 2
atlantic longarm octopus 2
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attractive home waiting for a hermit
attractive home waiting for a hermit
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blue-legged hermit
blue-legged hermit
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circle marked brittle star
circle marked brittle star
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green clinging crab
green clinging crab
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conch dining
conch dining
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feather duster worm
feather duster worm
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florida sea cucumber
florida sea cucumber
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beaded calimorph
beaded calimorph
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bandtail puffer
bandtail puffer
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frillfin goby   rare
frillfin goby rare
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brown octopus sponge
brown octopus sponge
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atlantic pearl oyster
atlantic pearl oyster
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common octopus 1
common octopus 1
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atlantic deer cowrie 4
atlantic deer cowrie 4
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