A juvenile lingcod (Ophiodon elongatus) may be small and skittish but will one day grow into a monstrous adult up to 1.5 m or 5 ft in length. 2017. Monterey, CA, USA.
Always vigilant of its surroundings, a crevice kelpfish (Gibbonsia montereyensis) peeks behind itself as it weaves through algae on the hunt for worm prey. 2017. Monterey, CA, USA.