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Around for 500 Million Years

They are 95% water but jellies – ¬†ancient marine invertebrates – never cease to fascinate me! ¬†These are a few snapshots I took recently of some of the jellies at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps. The first photo is a … Continue reading

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Seahorses

Seahorses are extraordinary and beautiful fish with heads like horses and tails like monkeys. We have a seahorse exhibit and today I took a few photographs of some of these remarkable animals to share with you.

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The Scripps Oceanography Pier Bathed in Late Summer Evening Light

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Stunning Purple and Orange Seastars

At low tide on the Coronado Islands, Mexico (about 14 miles from San Diego, USA). Continue reading

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Early Morning Walk on an East Coast Beach in May: Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

May 5th two years ago I was staying on Hilton Head Island, attending an ocean education conference. I stepped onto a beautiful, empty beach at 7.30am and went for a quick walk before breakfast. I found shells, a crab, and a horseshoe crab carapace… Continue reading

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