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Wolf eel, although similar in shape to eels, is cartilaginous and not a true fish.  Its powerful jaws can crush invertibrates, such as spiny sea urchins.  It can grow to 6 feet (2m) in length, Anarrhichthys ocellatus
Wolf eel, although similar in shape to eels, is cartilaginous and not a true fish. Its powerful jaws can crush invertibrates, such as spiny sea urchins. It can grow to 6 feet (2m) in length.
Species: Wolf eel, Anarrhichthys ocellatus
Image ID: 13702  
Crevice rockfish.  Seldom seen, kelpfish hover among the seaweeds in wave swept tidepools and reefs.  These secretive fish rapidly change color to match watever background they are near.  This kelpfish has assumed the coloration of the blade of kelp it is resting on, Gibbonsia montereyensis, Monterey, California
Crevice rockfish. Seldom seen, kelpfish hover among the seaweeds in wave swept tidepools and reefs. These secretive fish rapidly change color to match watever background they are near. This kelpfish has assumed the coloration of the blade of kelp it is resting on.
Species: Crevice rockfish, Gibbonsia montereyensis
Location: Monterey, California
Image ID: 13711  
Axolotl.  Axolotls are neotenic, which means they attain reproductive maturity while still in their larval form.  Axolotls are extremely endangered in the wild and protected by law, Ambystoma mexicanum
Axolotl. Axolotls are neotenic, which means they attain reproductive maturity while still in their larval form. Axolotls are extremely endangered in the wild and protected by law.
Species: Axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum
Image ID: 13983  
French grunt, Haemulon flavolineatum
French grunt.
Species: French grunt, Haemulon flavolineatum
Image ID: 13985  
Egg-yolk jellyfish, fried egg jelly, Phacellophora camtschatica
Egg-yolk jellyfish, fried egg jelly.
Species: Fried egg jellyfish, Phacellophora camtschatica
Image ID: 14035  
Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen
Giant plumose anemone.
Species: Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen
Image ID: 14043  
Purple-striped jelly, Chrysaora colorata
Purple-striped jelly.
Species: Purple-striped jellyfish, Chrysaora colorata
Image ID: 14061  
Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
Sea nettles.
Species: Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
Image ID: 14081  
Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
Sea nettles.
Species: Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
Image ID: 14083  
Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
Sea nettles.
Species: Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
Image ID: 14084  
Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
Sea nettles.
Species: Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
Image ID: 14087  
Pot-bellied seahorse, male, carrying eggs.  The developing embryos are nourished by individual yolk sacs, and oxygen is supplied through a placenta-like attachment to the male.  Two to six weeks after fertilization, the male gives birth.  The babies must then fend for themselves, and few survive to adulthood, Hippocampus abdominalis
Pot-bellied seahorse, male, carrying eggs. The developing embryos are nourished by individual yolk sacs, and oxygen is supplied through a placenta-like attachment to the male. Two to six weeks after fertilization, the male gives birth. The babies must then fend for themselves, and few survive to adulthood.
Species: Pot-bellied seahorse, Hippocampus abdominalis
Image ID: 14472  
Pot-bellied seahorse, male, carrying eggs.  The developing embryos are nourished by individual yolk sacs, and oxygen is supplied through a placenta-like attachment to the male.  Two to six weeks after fertilization, the male gives birth.  The babies must then fend for themselves, and few survive to adulthood, Hippocampus abdominalis
Pot-bellied seahorse, male, carrying eggs. The developing embryos are nourished by individual yolk sacs, and oxygen is supplied through a placenta-like attachment to the male. Two to six weeks after fertilization, the male gives birth. The babies must then fend for themselves, and few survive to adulthood.
Species: Pot-bellied seahorse, Hippocampus abdominalis
Image ID: 14558  
Spotted gar, Lepisosteus oculatus
Spotted gar.
Species: Spotted gar, Lepisosteus oculatus
Image ID: 14710  
Purple-striped jelly, Chrysaora colorata
Purple-striped jelly.
Species: Purple-striped jellyfish, Chrysaora colorata
Image ID: 14923  
Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
Sea nettles.
Species: Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
Image ID: 14928  
A small (2 inch) sanddab is well-camouflaged amidst the grains of sand that surround it, Citharichthys
A small (2 inch) sanddab is well-camouflaged amidst the grains of sand that surround it.
Species: Sanddabs, Citharichthys
Image ID: 14936  
Epaulette shark.  The epaulette shark is primarily nocturnal, hunting for crabs, worms and invertebrates by crawling across the bottom on its overlarge fins, Hemiscyllium ocellatum
Epaulette shark. The epaulette shark is primarily nocturnal, hunting for crabs, worms and invertebrates by crawling across the bottom on its overlarge fins.
Species: Epaulette shark, Hemiscyllium ocellatum
Image ID: 14958  
Whitespotted bamboo shark, Chiloscyllium plagiosum
Whitespotted bamboo shark.
Species: Whitespotted bamboo shark, Chiloscyllium plagiosum
Image ID: 14963  
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
Image ID: 15792  
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
Image ID: 15794  
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
Image ID: 15795  
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
Image ID: 15796  
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
Image ID: 15797  
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
Image ID: 15799  
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
Image ID: 15802  
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
Image ID: 15808  
Bobcat, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Lynx rufus
Bobcat, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Species: Bobcat, Lynx rufus
Image ID: 15914  
Bobcat, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Lynx rufus
Bobcat, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Species: Bobcat, Lynx rufus
Image ID: 15915  
Bobcat, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Lynx rufus
Bobcat, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Species: Bobcat, Lynx rufus
Image ID: 15916  

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