March 2019: Tidepools on the Central Oregon Coast

Most of these are from Boiler Bay (just north of Depoe Bay), because those are the best tidepools I know of. But there are also a few from Lincoln City and Otter Rock. (See also the "Oregon Coast Odds & Ends" album.)
aggregating anemones
Spanish Head
purple sea urchins
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
giant green anemone
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
gumboot chiton
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
ochre sea star
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
northern striped dogwinkle
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
Pacific blood star
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
spotted leopard dorid (nudibranch)
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
Pacific rock crab
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
Pacific rock crabs
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
purple encrusting sponge
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
spotted leopard dorid (nudibranch)
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
mossy chiton
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
black oystercatcher
Otter Rock Marine Garden
harbor seals
Otter Rock Marine Garden
gumboot chiton
Otter Rock Marine Garden
rainbow-leaf seaweed
Otter Rock Marine Garden
harbor seals
Otter Rock Marine Garden
harbor seal
Otter Rock Marine Garden
tidepools & Cape Foulweather
Otter Rock Marine Garden
dense-clumped kelp
Otter Rock Marine Garden
Cape Foulweather
Otter Rock Marine Garden
tidepools
Otter Rock Marine Garden
tidepools & Cape Foulweather
Otter Rock Marine Garden
bright green algae
Devil's Punchbowl State Park
inner walls of Devil's Punchbowl
Devil's Punchbowl State Park
moonglow anemone
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
brooding anemone
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
red sea urchin
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
lined chiton
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
sea-lemon nudibranch
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
sea-lemon nudibranch
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
closed anemone
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
double-crested cormorants
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
western gulls
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
cove north of Boiler Bay
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
urchin beds
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
Boiler Bay
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
orange encrusting sponge
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
red sponge nudibranchs on red velvet sponge
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
brooding anemone
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
moonglow anemone
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
hairy hermit crab & a tiny brooding anemone
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
Christmas anemone
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
Christmas anemone, hanging down
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
red velvet sponge
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
rough keyhole limpet
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
leather star
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
pale giant green anemones
Boiler Bay Research Reserve
waves & rocks
Spanish Head
purple shore crab
Spanish Head
giant acorn barnacle
Spanish Head
algae-covered rock
Spanish Head
dogwinkle & algae
Spanish Head
intertidal snails
Spanish Head
wrinkled purple whelks
Spanish Head
thatched barnacles
Spanish Head

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