A beautiful nudibranch, the Hopkin’s Rose – a vision in pink!

Craig Tooley visited tide pools off The Sea Ranch recently at low tide. He found this vibrant pink nudibranch, a Hopkin's Rose, Okenia rosacea.

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It used to be rare to seem them this far north, but there have been several recent sightings. Craig photographed the same nudibranch reflected in the water.

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And Craig also took a short video of the animal on the move, a real treat.

One of the many wonders seen in tide pools, brought to you by Mother Nature...and Craig Tooley! Thanks to Craig for allowing me to share his photos and video with you here. To see much more of Craig's nature photography, here is his website: www.ruffimage.com

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