A macro view of a California sea hare's (Aplysia californica) smooth skin appears like a nebulous starry sky.
2016. Monterey, CA, USA
Highly territorial, a blackeye goby (Rhinogobiops nicholsii) retreats into the dark wormhole it has claimed as its own. 2017. Monterey, CA, USA.
A yellowfin fringehead (Neoclinus stephensae) extends from its home in an empty barnacle shell to look for passing prey.
2017. Monterey, CA, USA