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NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Vertical rock outcropping showing tidal zoning from barnacles at hight tide line to sea anemones and gooseneck barnacles further down toward low water line.
California, Bodega Bay area
5801 thumbnail picture
Close-up of large and small barnacles.
California, Bodega Bay area
5802 thumbnail picture
A shield limpet (Collisella pelta) and numerous barnacles.
California, Bodega Bay area
5803 thumbnail picture
An assemblage of gooseneck barnacles (Pollicipes polymerus) and smaller barnacles
California, Bodega Bay area
5804 thumbnail picture
An assemblage of gooseneck barnacles (Pollicipes polymerus) and smaller barnacles .
California, Bodega Bay area
5805 thumbnail picture
Close-up of gooseneck barnacles (Pollicipes polymerus)
California, Bodega Bay area
5806 thumbnail picture
An assemblage of large barnacles
California, Bodega Bay area
5807 thumbnail picture
A different species of gooseneck barnacles (Lepas sp.) than seen in images fish4581and fish4582.
California, Bodega Bay area
5808 thumbnail picture
A small snail among the barnacles
California, Bodega Bay area
5809 thumbnail picture
A colony of mussels (Mytilus sp.)
California, Bodega Bay area
5810 thumbnail picture
Two shield limpets (Collisella pelta)
California, Bodega Bay area
5811 thumbnail picture
Barnacles, a large snail, and algae
California, Bodega Bay area
5812 thumbnail picture
Sand grain tubes possibly for a type of worm
California, Bodega Bay area
5813 thumbnail picture
Red, green, and brown algae co-existing at the low-tide line.
California, Bodega Bay area
5814 thumbnail picture
A California seagull (Larus californicus).
California, Bodega Bay area
5815 thumbnail picture
A California seagull (Larus californicus) perched on an algae covered rock.
California, Bodega Bay area
5816 thumbnail picture
Pacific harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) diving to the water below from an algae-covered rock ledge exposed at low tide.
California, Bodega Bay area
5817 thumbnail picture
Pacific harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) in the surf
California, Bodega Bay area
5818 thumbnail picture
Gooseneck barnacles, brown and green algae, and alarge sea anemone. The sea anemone is the circular animal right above the water at the bottom of the picture.
California, Bodega Bay area
5819 thumbnail picture
Various types of algae exposed at low tide
California, Bodega Bay area
5820 thumbnail picture
Green algae covered boulders dominate this rocky coast scence. The high tide line can be seen at the top of some of the boulders.
California, Bodega Bay area
5821 thumbnail picture
A reddish-orange bat seastar (Patiria miniata)
California, Bodega Bay area
5822 thumbnail picture
Large sea anemones (Anthopleura xanthogrammica) closed for protection against drying up at low tide. The rocks they glue on themselves help insulate them and decrease heat absorption by reflecting sunlight.
California, Bodega Bay area
5823 thumbnail picture
A shore crab (Cancer antennarius) in a defensive posture. The rock is road gravel and the mussel shells have colored clay used in a crab feeding experiment.
Washington, San Juan Islands
5824 thumbnail picture
Various types of algae in a tide pool at low tide
California, Bodega Bay area
5825 thumbnail picture
A mussel bed
California, Bodega Bay area
5826 thumbnail picture
Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera)
California, Monterey area
5827 thumbnail picture
Large brown algae
California, Monterey area
5828 thumbnail picture
Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) at low tide
California, Monterey area
5829 thumbnail picture
Light playing on a tide pool
California, Bodega Bay area
5830 thumbnail picture
Chitons nested in an oyster shell
California, Bodega Bay area
5831 thumbnail picture
Two large green sea anemones with rounded cobbles
California, Bodega Bay area
5832 thumbnail picture
Sea anemones (Anthopleura xanthogrammica), sea urchins (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus),and empty mussel shells (Mytilus sp.) in a tide pool
California, Bodega Bay area
5833 thumbnail picture
Looking down into a tide pool from a rock above. The white is barnacles and snails, followed by blackish algae, thence into the water with green sea anemones (Anthopleura xanthogrammica)and purple sea urchins (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
California, Bodega Bay area
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A large green sea anemone (Anthopleura xanthogrammica) with a mussel shell near its feeding orifice.The sea anemone will ingest the mussel, absorb edible materials, and excrete the shell through the same orifice.
California, Bodega Bay area
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An ochre starfish (Pisaster ochraceus) with a fellow starfish below it.
California, Bodega Bay area
5836 thumbnail picture
A striped shore crab (Pachygrapsus crassipes)peering out from its hiding place
California, Bodega Bay area
5837 thumbnail picture
Various shrimp collected in the intertidal zone
Washington, San Juan Islands
5838 thumbnail picture
A large sea anemone
California, Monterey area
5839 thumbnail picture
A large sea anemone
California, Monterey area
5840 thumbnail picture
A red sea anemone (Tealia lofotensis)
California, Monterey area
5841 thumbnail picture
A red sea anemone (Tealia lofotensis)
California, Monterey area
5842 thumbnail picture
A gumboot chiton (Cryptochiton stelleri) . This mollusk is very large, at least 30 centimeters long and weighing one kilogram.
California, Monterey area
5843 thumbnail picture
In a giant kelp forest of Macrocystis pyrifera
California, Monterey area
5844 thumbnail picture
A black and yellow rockfish (Sebastes chrysomelas) among a group of red sea anemones and three orange seastars
California, Monterey area
5845 thumbnail picture
A striped surf perch (Embiotoca lateralis) and three orange seastars
California, Monterey area
5846 thumbnail picture
Tiger rockfish (Sebastes nigrocinctus)
California, Monterey area
5847 thumbnail picture
A garibaldi (Hypsypops rubicundus)
California, Monterey area
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A small sculpin. Note the extended feeding arms on the coralline algae.
California, Monterey area
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Starfish (Pisaster giganteus)
California, Monterey area

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