Getting up at five in the morning to go diving on a cloudy, cold morning might not be something normal people would consider fun. But because I am not claiming to be normal and there was no wind or rain in the forecast (unlike so many times this winter), I revisited Skyline on Fidalgo Island only to find murky water. Well, at least I found lots of baby sea stars.
Thank you Alex. After taking many, many pictures of the Leafy hornmouth and its interesting egg capsules, this was the first time I managed to get picture of the capsule BEFORE it gets placed into the bundle.
And on the lighter note: First came Daylight Savings Time, then came more rain and now the Kelp crab turned into a carnivore. Oh, the horrors !
KOMO NEWS Report : Seattle has 2nd-most depressing winter in the U.S. That doesn't keep two old farts from diving into the cold waters of Deception Pass. It might be wet and ugly above the waves, but it sure is colorful down below. And for the warm water wussies, my friend Jack is diving in wetsuit!
It looks like this slug lost his compass bearing. Normally, it feeds on sea pens, yesterday I found him on the Langley tire reef. If he indeed changed his diet, he is set for life. There are more tires than sea pens at this location
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Western Washington due to the possibility of snow overnight Saturday and into early Sunday morning. It looks like one of the snowflakes landed underwater ...