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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
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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
There are still plenty of sea nettles and moon jellies, m
Still plenty of nettles in front of the aquarium and all
Cruising slicks (Langmuir circulation cells) we found one
Thousands and thousands of C.
Many jellies stuck on the surface, damaged and killed by
Found a dead sea otter, bloated and drifting at the surfa