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Visit to Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB), Charleston, Coos Bay, and Cape Arago, Oregon, October 15-22, 2009

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Arriving at North Bend near Coos Bay, OR
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I caught up on my Rolling Stone reading
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United Airlines started here
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The Boat House and Beach House (on far right)
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The Beach House where I stayed
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The Pump House on the dock
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View from the Beach House
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Great place to sit and write
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The Beach House is on the south side of the Coos Bay mouth
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Sunset Bay
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Cape Arago
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Lots to watch
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The Boat House was the original Coast Guard, now converted to the OIMB lecture hall…
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…where I gave a seminar on Friday
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Land side of the Boat House
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From the Boat House, a short walk to OIMB and the Charleston Harbor
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OIMB housing
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Grad students live here
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OIMB
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The Dining Hall
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The library
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Robert Terwilliger Building
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Zair introduced me to OIMB and Charleston, here by the seafood market in town
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The intertidal below the Boat House
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Lottia pelta and Semibalanus cariosus
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The orange whelk is a color morph of Nucella emarginata, here with a Lottia digitalis crawling across it.
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Egregia menziesii but no Lottia insessa on it.
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Pisaster ochraceus
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P. ochraceus and Anthopleura xanthogrammica
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Katharina tunicata
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Cyanoplax dentiens at the base of barnacles
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A large Lottia digitalis
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Lottia digitalis in the high zone
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The boat house used to have tracks to carry one of several boats to the water; it has recently suffered some storm damage.
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Enteromorpha in the high zone near fresh water seepage
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The ongoing fishing seemed to mostly be trawling for shrimp
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Survivors will be shot again
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Headed to the cafe for breakfast
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California sea lions have made themselves at home on the harbor docks
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shrimp trawler
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Favorite breakfast and lunch spot with ample parking
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Charter fishing place had snapshots of recent carnage
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Crab season was still more than a month off.
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Considering the extended outlook, I was lucky
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Meanwhile, heat wave back home
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I did get pretty drenched this one morning on my way back from breakfast; even with an umbrella and raincoat I got pretty soaked
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Middle Cove, Cape Arago
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Zair and Josh were my capable guides
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Lepidozona cooperi
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Zair, who is a sea spider specialist as a grad student, also has an excellent eye for finding other small critters such as limpets on surfgrass.
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Lepidozona cooperi (I think; might be L. mertensii)
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An isopod, Idotea, on Egregia
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A shell-less pulmonate limpet, Onchidella borealis, was common.
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Lottia digitalis in high zone rock depressions
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Josh
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Mytilus californianus
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Pollicipes polymerus (gooseneck barnacles) in mid zone surge channels; note the barnacle morph Lottia digitalis
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Sunset leaving Middle Cove, Cape Arago
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I took a walk on a trail seaward from the Beach House
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Banana slug eating a mushroom
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Lots of migrating waterfowl
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