• #130

    #130

    200520"H x 13 1/2"WWaves moving towards shore, California coastlinePT. REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, CALIFORNIA

  • JEWEL BOX

    JEWEL BOX

    200613 1/2"W x 20"HTidepool inhabitants include sea anemones, kelp, coralline algae and the sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, in burrows they have made. Scene illustrates intense competition for space.FITZGERALD MARINE RESERVE, CALIFORNIA

  • #130

    #130

    200620"H x 13 1/2"WBetween high and low tide, intertidal wildernessPt. Reyes National Seashore, Calfifornia

  • #122

    #122

    200613 1/2"H x 20"Wtidepool: starfish, Pisaster ochraceus, sponges, tunicates, barnacles, et alPt. Reyes National Seashore, California

  • #166

    #166

    200613 1/2"H x 20"Wwave-swept shoreintertidal wildernessPt. Reyes National Seashore, California

  • #151

    #151

    2006holdfast, stretchy stipe and fronds of sea palms - Postelsia palmaeformis - exposed outer coastPt. Reyes National Seashore, California

  • IT 201

    IT 201

    2010size on request

  • #121

    #121

    200613 1/2"H x 20"Wlow tidePt. Reyes National Seashore, California

  • #126

    #126

    200620"H x 13.25"Wupper intertidal zone at low tide: goose neck barnacles,chitons, mussels, black algal crusts, et alFitzgerald Marine Reserve, California

  • #123

    #123

    200213 1/2"H x 20"Wbrittle starfish, Ophiopholus aculeata, sponge, et altidepoolTatoosh Island, Washington

  • #119

    #119

    200213 1/2"H x 20"Wtidepool with the nudibranch, Phidiana crassicornis; tentacles of sea anemone in background. Tatoosh Island, Washington

  • #118

    #118

    200613 1/2"H x 20"Wsea anemone in tidepool, chiton, snails, et alFitzgerald Marine Reserve, California

  • #129

    #129

    200612"H x 20"Wgoose neck barnacles, Pollicipes polymerus,in low light habitatPt. Reyes National Seashore, California

  • #121

    #121

    200613.5"H x 20"Wrough topography of rocky shore at low tide. marine flora and fauna include the surfgrass - Phyllospadix scouleri.Pt. Reyes National Seashore, California

  • #115

    #115

    200213 1/2"H x 20"Wtidepool: bat star - Asterina miniataPt. Reyes National Seashore, California

  • #356

    #356

    200620"H x 19 3/4"Wsix-armed starfish, Leptasterias hexactis, sponge and crustose coralline algaePt. Reyes National Seashore, California

  • IT 364

    IT 364

    2010sizze on request

  • IT 202

    IT 202

    2010size on request

  • #356

    #356

    200613 1/2"H x 20"WConspicuous species include snails and the starfish, PIsaster ochraceus. Snails gathering together in damp refuges at low tide lose water more slowly than individuals sitting alone. They disperse to graze during high tide.Pt. Reyes National Seashore, California

  • #319

    #319

    200620"H x 13.25"Wupper intertidal zone: barnacles glued to their rock surfaces, limpets, periwinkle, et alFitzgerald Marine Reserve, California

  • #366

    #366

    200613 12/"H x 20"Wintertidal crabs can avoid being swept away by waves if they find refuge in rock crevices such as this.Pt. Reyes National Seashore, California

  • #154

    #154

    200613 1/2"H x 20"Wcurrents and waves nearing the shore in early morning lightPt. Reyes National Seashore, California

  • #161

    #161

    200613 1/2"H x 20"Wdusk along a wave-swept shore as the tide returns, submerging the intertidal zonePt. Reyes National Seashore, California

The Intertidal Wilderness

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