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A juvenile Chrysaora fuscescens was pulled up in a surfac
See news report.
Sounds like a nettle, given the recent sightings off Cost
Plenty of Scrippsia present in the bay, along with Polyor
The first Polyorchis I've seen this year, right on t
A huge Mitrocoma bloom continues off the Pebble Beach/Car
Found hundreds, if not thousands, of Mitrocoma cellularia
Found a large spawning female of Chrysaora colorata, the
Performed many transects back and forth between the aquar
Went out in front of the aquarium and did 3 plankton tows
See news article...
Plenty of Pleurobrachia and Algauropsis around still.
Only saw a few old moon jellies, Pleurobrachia and random
Saw 10-20 very small (~ 1cm) Velella, but there were prob
Just like the previous week, many hydrozoans and ctenopho
Winds finally relaxed prior to a low front approaching th
Plankton tows came up with a few Pleurobrachia, saw only
Found plenty of Scrippsia pacifica at the surface.
Windy, hardly any jellies near the surface.
Went out to middle bay for plankton, unusual amount of co
Saw hundreds, if not thousands, of Polyorchis penicillatu
Observed plenty of "oven mit" ctenophores, Bero
Plenty of good looking specimens in south Monterey Bay.
East winds pushed jellies to the south east off Pebble Be