Tidepool studies

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High tidepool Weir's

First year marine scientists have been investigating tidepools at Weir’s Beach today and at Witty’s Lagoon, Tower Point over the past few days. Above Jacqueline and Ochuko are making observations about a high tidepool.

We also observed some interesting organisms and events:

Sea mouse

A shaggy mouse nudibranch (Aeolidia papillosa) at Weir’s Beach (perhaps the same individual that Roxi spotted last year). These slugs eat anemones! And speaking of anemones…

Dividing anemoneA dividing aggregating anemone (Anthopleura elegantissima).

Spawning aggregationA spawning aggregation of whelks (Nucella lamellosa) and an abundance of egg capsules.

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2 Responses to “Tidepool studies”

  1. yam korine Says:

    One of the best exprience in M.S! Keep having fun. Yam p.c.40

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