November 8, 2006

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I expected to find more today because it rained heavily yesterday while I was traveling. However, every find is a treasure and a learning experience.
Sea rod -- 48 inches tall and 16 inches wide
Whelk egg case with sea anemone on one end
Colonial tunicates
Giant Atlantic Cockle with unusual color, 5-inches wide
A large Hermit Crab in Whelk Shell -- probably Kiener's Whelk, a sub-species of Knobbed Whelks
A large Lettered Olive Shell
Skate egg case
Onion anemone
Open Giant Atlantic Cockle
Giant Atlantic Cockle inhalant and exhalant siphons
Hairy Sea Cucumbers -- the last with part of a diopatra cuprea attached
Horseshoe Crab Exoskeletons or Molts