California Underwater Dive Photos 2009
N.Barnett AKA: Aviddiver.her
12/21/2009

seawater@aviddivers.net

N001.N2009.01.12.00-39 N002.N2009.07.18-74.1 N003.N2009.07.18-27 N004.N2009.01.12.00-17
Northern Kelp Crab
(Pugettia producta)
Red Eye Medusa
(Polyorchis penicillatus)
Horned Aeolid
(Hermissenda crassicornis)
Cabezon
(Scorpaenichthys marmoratus)
N005.N2009.04.24.-2 N006.N2009.05.16-96 N007.N2009.07.18-102 N008.N2009.07.18-102
Sharp-Nosed Crab
(Scyra acutifrons)
Male Scalyhead Sculpin
(Artedius harringtoni)
Bull Kelp Forest
(Nereocystis Luetkeana)
Fish-eating Urticina
(Urticina piscivora)
N2009.01.13.00-27 N2009.01.13.00-33 N2009.01.13.00-34 N2009.01.13.00-46
Northern Kelp Crab
(Pugettia producta)
Northern Kelp Crab
(Pugettia producta)
Northern Kelp Crab
(Pugettia producta)
Sunflower Starfish
(Pycnopodia helianthoides)
N2009.05.16-110 N2009.05.16-118 N2009.05.16-128 N2009.05.16-138
Bell Medusa
(Polyorchis penicillatus)
Ochre Star trio with anemone
(Pisaster ochraceus)
Maroon hermit Crab
(Pagurus hemphilli)
Sheep Crab eating Sunflower Star Jelly
(Loxorhynchus grandis eats Pycnopodia helianthoides)
N2009.05.16-180 N2009.05.16-6 N2009.05.16-9 N2009.05.16-90
Closed Brown Cup Coral
(Paracyathus stearnsi)
Red Octopus
(Octopus rubescens)
Red Octopus
(Octopus rubescens)
Male Scalyhead Sculpin
(Artedius harringtoni)
N2009.07.18-63 N2009.07.18-66 N2009.07.18-76.2 N2009.07.18-92
White Lined Dirona
(Dirona albolineata)
Horned Aeolid laying eggs
(Hermissenda crassicornis)
Some sort of Jelly about 1" diam.
email me if you know what it is
Clown Dorids Mating
(Triopha catalinae)
N2009.08.31.Rus.Gulch-12 N2009.08.31.Rus.Gulch-19 N2009.08.31.Rus.Gulch-35 N2009.09-34
Sunflower Star
Pycnopodia helianthoides
Black-And-Yellow Rockfish
Sebastes chrysomelas
Manacled Sculpin?
Synchirus gilli?
Coralline Sculpin
(Artedius corallinus)
N2009.09.10-30 N2009.09.10-45.2 N2009.09.11-123 N2009.09.11-134
Coralline Sculpin
(Artedius corallinus)
Hilton's Aeolid on Sculpin
Phidiana Hiltoni
Diver on Anchor Line
San Diego Dorid (color variation)
(Diaulula sandiegensis)
N2009.09.11-196.2 N2009.09.11-212 N2009.09.11-227 N2009.09.11.177
California Sea Lion
Diver watches Sea Lion show
California Sea Lions
Kelp Rockfish
(Sebastes atrovirens)
N2009.09.11.80 N2009.09.12-2 N2009.09.12-27 N2009.09.12-36
Sheephead in Kelp
The Limbaughs' Cadlina
(Cadlina limbaughorum)
Porter's Chromodorid
(Mexichromis porterae)
Spanish Shawl
(Flabellina iodinea)
N2009.09.12-51 N2009.10.31-07 N2009.10.31-35 N2009.10.31-50
Rockfish
California Hydrocoral
(Stylaster californicus)
California Hydrocoral
(Stylaster californicus)
Commonly known as Pacific Sea Nettle, West Coast Sea Nettle or Brown Jelly
(Chrysaora fuscesens)
N2009.10.31-60 N2009.10.31-62 N2009.10.31-63 N2009.10.31-70
Commonly known as Pacific Sea Nettle, West Coast Sea Nettle or Brown Jelly
(Chrysaora fuscesens)
Commonly known as Pacific Sea Nettle, West Coast Sea Nettle or Brown Jelly
(Chrysaora fuscesens)
Commonly known as Pacific Sea Nettle, West Coast Sea Nettle or Brown Jelly
(Chrysaora fuscesens)
Pacific Sea Nettle in Kelp Forest
(Chrysaora fuscesens)
N2009.11.22-168 N2009.11.22-17 N2009.11.22-171 N2009.11.22-178
Girabaldi
(Hypsypops ribicundus)
Black and Yellow Rockfish
(Sebastes chrysomelas)
California Sheephead making a goofy face
(Semicossyphus pulcher)
California Sheephead - Terminal Phase
(Semicossyphus pulcher)
N2009.11.22-87 N2009.11.22-9 N2009.11.23-32 N2009.11.23-49
Sun rays in Kelp Forest
(Macrocystis pyrifera)
White Spotted Porostome
(Doriopsilla albopunctata)
Corraline Sculpin
(Artedius corallinus)
Noble Dorid
(Peltodoris nobilis)
N2009.11.23-50 N2009.11.23-82 N2009.11.23-97 N2009.11.24-18
Noble Dorid
(Peltodoris nobilis)
Anemonies on kelp stalk
Giant Spined Star on Gray Moon Sponge
(Pisaster giganteus) on (Spheciospongia confoederata)
Horned Aeolid
(Hermissenda crassicornis)
N2009.11.24-22 N2009.11.24-29 N2009.11.24-37 N2009.11.24-46
Giant Acorn Barnacle
(Balanus nubilus)
Cabezon
(Scorpaenichthys marmoratus)
Nature's Manjorie
Mixed anemonies and sponges
Clown Dorid hanging from it's tail tip to reach food
(Triopha catalinae)
N2009.11.24-8      
Horned Aeolid laying eggs
(Hermissenda crassicornis)