Sea strawberry, Gersemia rubiformis
Basket stars (Gorgonocephalus eucnemis) can be found clinging to Browning
Wall's masses of Gersemia rubiformis and Metridium senile.
"Browning Wall", Browning Pass, British Columbia
September 5, 2006
Arena rock is just jam-packed with invertebrate life. The orange "lips" in this
picture are actually the mantle of a rock scallop (Crassedoma giganteum).
The bulbous clumpy soft coral is a sea strawberry (Gersemia rubiformis).
These contrast with the white of the anemone, Metridium senile.
"Arena Rock", North Coast, California
June 4, 2006