Recent Trips

Blue Heron Bridge, Riviera Beach, Florida 5/15/15

 

A great day in the water which yielded several first-time sightings, from the small and creepy to the enormous.

 

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sea bass
sea bass
extreme close up
extreme close up

this little blenny might be an inch long

goliath grouper 5.5 feet long
goliath grouper 5.5 feet long

quite startling to come face to face with this big boy

sheepshead
sheepshead
verigated urchin lavender
verigated urchin lavender
verigated urchin white
verigated urchin white
verigated urchin tan
verigated urchin tan
striped long spined urchin
striped long spined urchin
hairy blenny complex
hairy blenny complex
overspreading tunicate
overspreading tunicate
banded jawfish
banded jawfish
white stinger
white stinger
planehead filefish young juvenile
planehead filefish young juvenile
unknown goby
unknown goby
unknown
unknown
plumed scorpionfish
plumed scorpionfish

can you see her?

three-rowed sea cucumber chocolate chip variation
three-rowed sea cucumber chocolate chip variation
harlequin sea cucumber
harlequin sea cucumber
three-rowed sea cucumber  yellow on black variation
three-rowed sea cucumber yellow on black variation
five-toothed sea cucumber
five-toothed sea cucumber
beaded sea cucumber 7
beaded sea cucumber 7

this thing gave me the creeps about a foot long very sticky

three-rowed sea cucumber  tan variation
three-rowed sea cucumber tan variation
three-rowed sea cucumber  dark variation
three-rowed sea cucumber dark variation
three-rowed sea cucumber  black on orange variation
three-rowed sea cucumber black on orange variation
yellowfin majora
yellowfin majora
y branched algae
y branched algae
saddled blenny
saddled blenny
hard coral
hard coral
pygmy filefish juvenile
pygmy filefish juvenile

not yet one inch long

beautiful unknown damsel
beautiful unknown damsel
unknown 4
unknown 4
seaweed blenny
seaweed blenny
tube-dwelling anenome
tube-dwelling anenome
wide-banded tube-dwelling anenome
wide-banded tube-dwelling anenome
wide-banded tube-dwelling anenome close-up
wide-banded tube-dwelling anenome close-up
saddled blenny variation
saddled blenny variation
unknown 1
unknown 1
unknown 2
unknown 2
banded jawfish rising
banded jawfish rising
yellow jacks
yellow jacks