Today I found my first orange Amphipod, a shrimp-like little bug about half a grain of rice in size and bright orange. Sorry, no babies on this one. Next, as I was turning over urchins looking for the elusive spotted bumblebee shrimp, I found this green and pink urchin with 5 or 6 very large squat urchin shrimp in it. Only after reviewing my photos on the computer did I realize that they were carrying eggs between their legs and outer shell. I cropped in close on one photo, and you can even see the eyes in the eggs. Hope you are not tired of seeing the beautiful purple ‘Flabellina marcusorum’ nudibranch. If not, you will be after this slide show. Finally, a lined seahorse with a large sore on his head. Poor guy! Hope he heals up soon.
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