Monday, July 11, 2016

Indian Beach


With one more good minus tide happening on the Oregon Coast this year, we wanted to go tidepooling. We headed to Ecola State Park to Indian Beach, an easy drive from Portland. The rocks are really fun to explore and the tide pool critters are abundant.  
Ochre sea star.
Ochre sea star.
Chiton.
Giant green anemones.
Giant green anemones.
Whelk and goose neck barnacles.
Pink-tipped anemone.
Ochre sea stars.
Chiton.
Ochre sea star.
Ochre sea star and giant green anemones.
Ochre sea stars and goose neck barnacles.
I think these are yellow eggs of a marine snail?
Sculpin.
Sculpin.
Giant green anemones.
Giant green anemones.
Striped shore crab.
Whelk and acorn barnacles.
I think the orange is a type of marine sponge?
Jellyfish washed up on the beach.

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