Fieldtrip to UC Kenneth S. Norris Rancho Marino Ecological Reserve, November 2, 2002

Orientation to the Reserve

The intertidal

Kathryn and Prof. Pelaez

Pisaster with mossy chiton

Prof. Ee in his element

Pachygrapsus crassipes male

Rockweed zone

Showing off chiton

Hartweg's chiton

Leptasterias sp. & M. lignosa

Jim with Stenoplax

Stenoplax heathiana

M. lignosa and turban snails

Lottia digitalis and barnacles

Cryptochiton stelleri

Pisaster eating turban snail

Don Canastro

Small octopus (Pelaez image)

Jordan and abalone shell

Mopalia lignosa

Class at Rancho Marino

M. lignosa and turban snail

UCSB Prof. Warner and class

Tidal flats

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Images by D.J. Eernisse © 2002