4 Mar 2014

A paddle worm (I think).

The youngest field assistant, being only 3, is not best left to his own devices on a rocky, sea-weedy beach with a fast rising tide, so I didn't get much time to study this:

It might look like someone has sneezed on a plate of modern cuisine, but what I think we have between the two anemones is Phyllodoce sp. Given time, I'd have examined the creature with my magnifier to look for antennae, but the spring tide was coming in apace, so I returned the rock to the shaded, seaweedy overhang whence it came and we made our escape off the beach.

No comments: