Recent Trips

Scout Key Quarry, Florida  3/22/18

Volume 2

 

A delightful place to explore shallow rock hideouts, border mangroves,

and grass beds.  Several rare and unusual creatures.

 

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anenome shrimp
anenome shrimp
horseshoe worm
horseshoe worm
green clinging crab
green clinging crab
juvenile schoolmaster (2)
juvenile schoolmaster (2)
lister purse-oyster
lister purse-oyster
green algae crab 9
green algae crab 9
incredible sponges on mangrove roots  4
incredible sponges on mangrove roots 4
gray snapper
gray snapper
golden mantis
golden mantis
decorator crab 19
decorator crab 19
green grape alga
green grape alga
decorator crab with leopard-print arms
decorator crab with leopard-print arms
bizzarre miniscule crab beside west indian fuzzy chiton
bizzarre miniscule crab beside west indian fuzzy chiton
brown-encrusting octopus sponge with
brown-encrusting octopus sponge with
corkscrew anemone
corkscrew anemone
giant tunicate
giant tunicate
florida cone snail
florida cone snail
flame box crab 5
flame box crab 5
beaded anemone
beaded anemone
decorator crab 8
decorator crab 8
french grunts
french grunts
green algae crab 22
green algae crab 22
green algae crab
green algae crab
decorator crab 27
decorator crab 27
decorator crab  nearly indistinguishable
decorator crab nearly indistinguishable
denticulate rubble crab
denticulate rubble crab
colonies of segmented worms  called wormrock
colonies of segmented worms called wormrock
clinging crab
clinging crab
caesar grunts
caesar grunts
blue-eyed hermit crab
blue-eyed hermit crab
beaded anemone
beaded anemone
beautiful two-tone corallimorph
beautiful two-tone corallimorph
beaugregory juvenile
beaugregory juvenile
blunt-spined brittle sea star
blunt-spined brittle sea star
bronze anemones
bronze anemones
blue swimming crab
blue swimming crab
at least eight life forms on one rock
at least eight life forms on one rock
anemone shrimp
anemone shrimp
juvenile french angelfish
juvenile french angelfish
juvenile french angelfish
juvenile french angelfish