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  • Capture your dive on film with SeaLife
    Capture your dive on film with SeaLife
    Everyone enjoys sharing their dives on Facebook or any other type of social media. Images are unforgettable and memorable each time you share.SeaLife, the leader in underwater camera technology, recently announced the launch of their 2013 Get SET...
  • Sea Hare
    Southern California tidepool life: Sea hares and sea slugs
    Sea hares and sea slugs or nudibranchs are molluscs and thus are related to the garden slug. Like the garden slug, adult sea hares and adult nudibranchs do not have exposed shells. The sea hare has an internal shell and nudibranchs have no shell...
  • Sea Urchin
    Southern California tidepool life: sea urchin
    Sea urchins are in a group of animals called echinoderms. Echinoderm means 'spiny skin' and that is a perfect description of the sea urchin. Echinoderms also have five-fold, radially symmetric bodies. This is very apparent in another...
  • Hermit Crab
    Southern California tidepool life: hermit crab
    Watch the snails in a tidepool and you will see some of them moving fast for a snail. Look closer and you will see that these 'snails' have legs. You have found hermit crabs, which are some of the more active members of southern California...
  • Aggregate Anemones
    Southern California tidepool life: aggregate anemone
    The aggregate anemone (Anthopleura elegantissima) is one of the common and interesting life forms of Pacific tidepools and rocky shores. They are the most common sea anemone in the intertidal zone of rocky southern California beaches. This blue...
  • Frugal living - California's  Aquarium in Long Beach
    Frugal living: California's Aquarium in Long Beach
    If you feel like spending the day wandering around tropical fish exhibits, coral reefs, sea otters, seals and sea lions, sea turtles and sea birds, here’s the spot: the Aquarium of the Pacific. Be sure to visit the Shark Lagoon where youcan...