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Kids At The Kelp Forest
This tank is three stories high. We were all alone looking at this huge tank.
People: Claira, Nara

John Harvey Photo > Trips out of the Country > Taiwan > Kids At The Kelp Forest

Kelp

Kelp (I think this is called bullhead kelp) washes up everywhere.  I was surprised
to see so much of it washed up in once place, but I'm sure there are lots
of storms.

Tags: kelp
Species: Nereocystis luetkeana (Bull Kelp)

John Harvey Photo > John Harvey Photo - Camping > Tofino, Hot Springs Cove > Kelp

Blood Star In Kelp
This is the first time I have ever seen a blood star.
Species: Henricia leviuscula (Blood Star)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > April 2009 > Blood Star In Kelp

Black Katy Chiton
I love how Sea Sacs (Halosaccion glandiforme) has chosen to colonize the plates on this Chiton.
Species: Katharina tunicata (Black Katy Chiton), Halosaccion glandiforme (Sea Sacs)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > Port Renfrew > Black Katy Chiton

Knotted Kelp
This is Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) - it dies every winter and washes up, or is eaten.
Species: Nereocystis luetkeana (Bull Kelp)

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Knot Around Anchor
This is Bull Kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana) that has been dislodged from the bottom (you can see the anchor in the lower right hand corner of the frame) and become knotted and then washed into shore. This plant is an annual - it dies every winter.
Species: Nereocystis luetkeana (Bull Kelp)

John Harvey Photo > Botanical Beach > Knot Around Anchor

Green Knot
The night before was a particularly high tide so things like kelp and old shoes were washed high up the beach.
Species: Nereocystis luetkeana (Bull Kelp)

John Harvey Photo > Botanical Beach > Green Knot

Dead Mans Fingers
This is one of my favorites - I only found it growing on one rock. Also called Sea sacks, or Halosaccion glandiforme.
Species: Halosaccion glandiforme (Sea Sacs)

John Harvey Photo > Botanical Beach > Dead Mans Fingers

Rainbow-leaf
Mazzaella something, probably Mazzaella splendens. These plants are iridescent so the colors change as you move the camera around. It's also extremly slipery if you step on it.
John Harvey Photo > Botanical Beach > Rainbow-leaf

Rock Weed
Otherwise known as Fucus gardneri. This is one of the most common seaweeds, found mostly in the high tide areas.
Species: Fucus gardneri (Rock Weed)

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Short Sea Lettuce
Prasiola something. I found this plant growing at the highest limits of the tide, often near fresh water.
John Harvey Photo > Botanical Beach > Short Sea Lettuce

Waves Of Grass
Waves Of Grass
John Harvey Photo > Botanical Beach > Waves Of Grass

Chiton Under Kelp
This Chiton is a Black Katy Chiton - Katharina tunicata. The kelp is probably a Laminaria something, but there isn't enough information to make a solid identification.
Species: Katharina tunicata (Black Katy Chiton)

John Harvey Photo > Botanical Beach > Chiton Under Kelp

Feather Boa Floats
Feather Boa Floats
Species: Egregia menziesii (Feather Boa)

John Harvey Photo > Botanical Beach > Feather Boa Floats

Feather Boa
Feather Boa
Species: Egregia menziesii (Feather Boa)

John Harvey Photo > Botanical Beach > Feather Boa

Wave Crashing Over
Wave Crashing Over
John Harvey Photo > Botanical Beach > Wave Crashing Over

Wave Broken
Wave Broken
John Harvey Photo > Botanical Beach > Wave Broken

Mussels In Tide Pool
I like the three distinct colors here - the blue of the mussels (Mytilus californianus), the green from the surf grass (Phyllospadix somethings) and the pink coralline Algae (Corallina officinalis).
Species: Mytilus californianus (California mussel), Corallina officinalis (pink coralline Algae)

John Harvey Photo > Botanical Beach > Mussels In Tide Pool

Snails In Sea Lettuce
These snails (which covered the beach) are an introduced species from Japan.
Tags: beach, kelp, snail
Species: Batillaria attramentaria (Japanese false cerith, Mudflat Snail)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > May 2007 > Snails In Sea Lettuce

Stars On Rock
The vermilion star really caught my eye but the Ochre stars (both common morphs) are pretty nice. The seaweed is Sea lettuce. It could be one of 8 species (Genius Ulva) so I can't call it.
Tags: kelp, sea star
Species: Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Star), Mediaster aequalis (Vermilion Star)

John Harvey Photo > John's Overnight Page > Winter Harbour To Brooks Peninsula > Stars On Rock

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