Category Archives: marine life

Long Beach – Gooseneck barnacles

Gooseneck barnacles (Pollicipes polymerus), also called stalked barnacles or goose barnacles, are filter-feeding crustaceans that live attached to hard surfaces of rocks in the intertidal zone. They are found only on exposed or moderately exposed coasts as they depend on … Continue reading

Posted in beach, fall, Highway 4, marine life, ocean, Pacific Rim, Tofino, Ucluelet | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Long Beach – Velella velella

Velella velella at Long Beach Also known as sea raft, by-the-wind sailor, purple sail, or little sail because of the sails on their backs, Velella velella are small carnivorous animals related to jellyfish that live on the surface of the … Continue reading

Posted in beach, fall, Highway 4, marine life, ocean, Pacific Rim, Tofino, Ucluelet | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A. Starfish

A. Starfish, esq, at Air Force Beach, Lazo Related Posts:StarfishStarfishKye Bay – StarfishTofino – Starfish

Posted in beach, Comox, Georgia Strait, Lazo, marine life, nature, ocean | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

At the beach – little crabs

There is a lot happening at the beach at low tide – you just have to stop and watch, and have a bit of luck as clams and crabs can be sneaky… Related Posts:Royston – little crabsBeach crabsAt the beach … Continue reading

Posted in beach, marine life, ocean, video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An oyster in my hand

Fanny Bay – just an oyster… Related Posts:Baynes Sound oyster boatBaynes Sound oyster boatsBaynes Sound oyster boatOyster Boats

Posted in Baynes Sound, beach, Fanny Bay, Highway 19A - British Columbia, Vancouver Island, marine life, ocean, summer | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oysters

Oysters in an oyster bed at low tide – Fanny Bay Related Posts:Baynes Sound oystersAn oyster in my handFanny Bay – a pile of oystersFanny Bay

Posted in Fanny Bay, Highway 19A - British Columbia, Vancouver Island, marine life | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A sleeping seal

A sleeping seal – Bamfield boardwalk Related Posts:Perrey’s BeachPerrey’s Beach – low tideSeal BayBamfield – along the boardwalk

Posted in Bamfield, marine life, summer, tourism | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bits of a sea urchin

Related Posts:A closer look – the fishing boatAlong the beachThe big picture – Nanaimo assembly wharfHoney

Posted in beach, marine life | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Underwater – Jellyfish

An underwater look at jellyfish at the Comox Marina Related Posts:JellyfishJellyfishUnderwater – What’s on your prop?The underwater world at Air Force Beach

Posted in Comox, marine life, nature, underwater, video | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Union Bay sea lions

A bit of video of the sea lion chorus on the oyster floats in Union Bay Related Posts:Baynes Sound oyster boatBaynes Sound oyster boatBaynes Sound oyster boatsOyster Boats

Posted in Baynes Sound, Highway 19A - British Columbia, Vancouver Island, marine life, nature, Union Bay, video | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment