Scuba dive off Point Loma, August 31, 2014
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kelp bass Paralabrax clathratus

two Mexichromis porterae nudibranchs
perhaps that's their newly laid coiled egg mass

Painted greenling Oxylebius pictus

Tritonia festiva nudibranch
on a red gorgonian Leptogorgia chilensis

Triopha catalinae nudibranch on orange sponge

Hermissenda opalescens nudibranch on sponges

the upper Mexichromis porterae nudibranch
is nosing up to a small Triopha catalinae nudibranch

kelp bass Paralabrax clathratus

Painted greenling Oxylebius pictus

a fun fish to photograph

Blood star Henricia leviuscula and strawberry anemones