Sample Seaweed Finds

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Male Amphipod
Caprellid Amphipod with flap for holding eggs and babies
Caprellid Amphipods
Three photos of one isopod
Minute baby barnacle with plates open
Brittle Stars -- the ones in seaweed have arms the size of thread and break easily. The one on the left shows the oral or bottom side of the disk. The one on the right shows the aboral or top side.
Sea spiders. Among differences from Brittle Stars are their jointed legs. If you rest the nails of one of your hands on a surface, you make the shape they are usually in.
Newborn Crab, 1/32 to 1/16" wide
Eggs on Seaweed -- perhaps Mudsnail eggs