The pink coloration of the coralline sculpin (Artedius corallinus) allows it to blend flawlessly into its namesake coralline algae.
2015. Carmel, CA, USA
Named for its fuzzy appearance, the furry hermit crab (Paguristes ulreyi) uses its bristly body to aid in capturing detritus.
2015. Monterey, CA, USA
The tiny polyps of a California golden gorgonian (Muricea californica) reach out from its structure to feed in the water column.
2016. Channel Islands, CA, USA