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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

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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

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Miss Cheyenne – ex Easy Come

The fishing boat Miss Cheyenne (ex Easy Come) in Port Alberni

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Gotha Foss

The fishing boat Gotha Foss in Port Alberni

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Pacific Venture

The fishing boat Pacific Venture in Port Alberni

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Courtenay Maid

The fishing boat Courtenay Maid in Port Alberni

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Shy Ann

The fishing boat Shy Ann in Port Alberni

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Nerka No. 1

Nerka No. 1 at Fishermen’s Harbour in Port Alberni

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Pacific Spray

Pacific Spray in Port Alberni This is an interesting vessel as it is registered as a Fishing / Packer/Bait/ Transfer vessel.

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Loon Lake

The E&N rail line is widely know as connecting Courtenay and Victoria, but there’s also the Port Alberni Sub, a 39 mile long branch line that runs from Parksville, over the Alberni Summit,  to Port Alberni. The E&N trestle over … Continue reading

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