Recent Trips

Scout Key Quarry, Florida  8/28/18

 

This shallow breeding ground yields fascinating finds of smaller species,

and this sunny summer day was no exception.

 

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spongy decorator crab 8
spongy decorator crab 8
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beaded anemone 4
beaded anemone 4
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atlantic longarm octopus 7
atlantic longarm octopus 7
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green clinging crab on black ball sponge
green clinging crab on black ball sponge
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corckscrew anemone 5
corckscrew anemone 5
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reticulated brittle star
reticulated brittle star
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green grape alga
green grape alga
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beaugregory
beaugregory
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fuzzy chiton
fuzzy chiton
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rock-boring urchin
rock-boring urchin
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upsidedown jelly (2)
upsidedown jelly (2)
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black ball sponge
black ball sponge
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mangrove tunicate 4
mangrove tunicate 4
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dash goby
dash goby
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blunt-spined brittle star
blunt-spined brittle star
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mustard hill coral
mustard hill coral
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beaded anemone
beaded anemone
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banded clinging crab
banded clinging crab
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ringed sea anemone
ringed sea anemone
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bluestriped grunt
bluestriped grunt
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flat tunicates
flat tunicates
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black ball sponge excurrent openings
black ball sponge excurrent openings
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bluehead wrasse  initial phase
bluehead wrasse initial phase
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brittle star of most unique color
brittle star of most unique color
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excurrent openings of orange sponge
excurrent openings of orange sponge
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sea slug
sea slug
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gold striped herring
gold striped herring
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bristle ball brushes
bristle ball brushes
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red swimming crab
red swimming crab
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black ball sponge
black ball sponge
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atlantic longarm octopus 8
atlantic longarm octopus 8
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mermaid's sea fan
mermaid's sea fan
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beaded anemone 5
beaded anemone 5
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green clinging crab
green clinging crab
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very fuzzy fuzzy chiton
very fuzzy fuzzy chiton
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turquoise overspreading sponge
turquoise overspreading sponge
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rock-boring urchin
rock-boring urchin
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unknown miniscule crab
unknown miniscule crab
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french angelfish juvenile
french angelfish juvenile
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florida sea cucumber
florida sea cucumber
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