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