Whidbey Island Critters

Fish & Invertebrate sightings and descriptions, hosted by resident NWDC ID expert Janna Nichols (nwscubamom).
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Postby fpoole » Mon May 14, 2007 6:49 pm

Heyya Jan,
There you are... Look forward to all your photos as always, but the Egg Yolk are out now???

Kewl... time to hit the water and get them..

How's Keystone doing... Heading up there in June some time...(fergit when exactly)...

Good to see you over here... that Janna is relentles... LOL...

So how to you get them all in one pic frame... that's amazing... heheh...

Catch ya in the water :partyman:
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Fried Egg

Postby Jan K » Mon May 14, 2007 8:37 am

The bloom is going on in full force. First Fried Egg Jellyfish - juvenile - heralding in the new crop ?

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Postby Zen Diver » Mon May 14, 2007 7:21 am

Here's how warped I am; I read your post on the other forum, and was thinking, "where did my post disappear to? I know I typed in something!"

If I'm confused, it's just that there is SO MUCH stuff crammed into my brain it takes longer to sort thro it all.... :book: ](*,)


Really...


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Postby nwscubamom » Mon May 14, 2007 6:38 am

tsk tsk, Valerie. <sigh> Here is my exact wording yesterday from another online forum where Jan posts:

"If they have Disk Top Tunicates, do they also have Lap Top tunicates?

<ducks>"


Does this mean great minds think alike, or WARPED minds think alike?

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Postby Zen Diver » Sun May 13, 2007 9:27 am

By the way Jan, if that photo were to be used as a computer screen, would it be a "desktop" tunicate?

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Disk-Top Tunicate

Postby Jan K » Sun May 13, 2007 5:50 am

This tunicate blends in with its surroundings quite well, about one inch small, reported to form colonies, but I found only few individuals at Keystone jetty rocks.

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Postby Joshua Smith » Thu May 10, 2007 8:43 am

I "stickied" this thread for you so you won't have to hunt for it, Jan. Great pics!
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Postby Tom Nic » Thu May 10, 2007 7:43 am

And here I thought Fred and Bob were the two guys living in the upper floor of Janna's new avatar! #-o

GREAT pic, by the way! =D> Love those gunnels... and the warbonnets, and the nudis, and the sculpins, etc. etc. etc. etc. \:D/
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Postby Sounder » Thu May 10, 2007 7:40 am

nwscubamom wrote:Oooh, Sounder! You might be right! Now that I look closer at the photo, I think it just might be Fred! Not Bob!

Sometimes those guys look so much alike!

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They always mix me up - they're almost like twins, then they hide in tunicates and expect us to tell them apart. #-o
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Postby nwscubamom » Wed May 09, 2007 9:34 pm

Oooh, Sounder! You might be right! Now that I look closer at the photo, I think it just might be Fred! Not Bob!

Sometimes those guys look so much alike!

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Postby Sounder » Tue May 08, 2007 5:27 pm

Uugh, Janna beat me to it. I was going the "Fred" route... and had a similar story in mind... then I read your post. =D> ](*,)
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Postby nwscubamom » Tue May 08, 2007 5:19 pm

I think his name is Bob.

Won't he have a funny story to tell when he makes it out of there!?

"See, I was on my way over to the Plumose Anemones, when this silly little Corella sucked me into it's siphon!!! It was like BAM! Nothing I could do! I sat in there for hours trying to figure out how to get out...Then this diver guy came over to me and started poking on the side like I was in an aquarium or something! "

Poor Bob.

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Postby Zen Diver » Tue May 08, 2007 10:02 am

Way cool find Jan!

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Whidbey Island Critters

Postby Jan K » Tue May 08, 2007 7:50 am

Instead of posting single page of my dive encounter, I decided to create one thread for the sights recorded - adding them as the time goes.
Any comments welcomed. :salute:


New slug in my collection:
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I was taking picture of tunicate, later at home, looking at the not so good photo, found a creature inside it. Anybody have idea what is its name?

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