June 2020 Straits of Juan de Fuca

Nothing like a nice saltwater snorkel to drown the chaos of the world out. Sandlance, perch, greenling, clingfish, gunnels, and California sea lions (and a host of amazing invertebrates we won’t mention here) bobbed along with the pulse of the ocean  while cruising the diversity of wave swept sandy and rocky substrates near Tongue Point in Clallam County Washington.  The day after this image was take a King-of-salmon (Trachipterus altivelis) washed up at this very spot.  read more about that here: https://komonews.com/news/local/eyes-the-size-of-a-coffee-cup-rare-deep-sea-salmon-found-near-port-angeles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *