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Thetys vagina

Thetys vagina
This is one of Monterey's more common pelagic salps. If you know your Latin,
you'll likely understand how this animal's mouth-like orifice lead to it's name.
Members of the greater population, however, usually find that their first
encounter with Thetys vagina leaves them with a raised eyebrow or two. I
suspect most people arriving at this page via Google are more than a little

    "Local's Ledge", Carmel Bay, California
    November 19, 2006

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