Some of the sea life on the bottom in Hallock Bay, Long Island, NY.
Small fish, probably a grubby sculpin.
Green brittle star - there are lots of these guys at our Hallock Bay planting site, although I am not sure exactly who they are.
Long claw hermit crab, Pagurus longicarpus
Can you pick out the sand shrimp, Crangon septemspinosa?
This is an angry mud crab, probably of the genus Dyspanopeus, upset that I am bothering him
An agitated spider crab of the Libinia genus in my quadrat!
Hard clam siphon
Juvenile spider crab crawling through the algae
Also, check out my recent manuscript.
Carroll, J., Peterson, B., Bonal, D., Weinstock, A., Smith, C., & Tettelbach, S. (2009). Comparative survival of bay scallops in eelgrass and the introduced alga, Codium fragile, in a New York estuary Marine Biology, 157 (2), 249-259 DOI: 10.1007/s00227-009-1312-0