Magnificent Soup

by Mike Boom



If you're curious about the identity of those animals in the video Magnificent Soup, see the table below.  The bibliography and links provide additional information about the critters, like where they live, what the eat, how big they are, etc.

Photos below courtesy of Mike Boom.

The information below has been carefully but fallibly compiled by Still Hope Productions, Inc. which assumes no liability for any errors herein.  Use with caution, and email us if you find any errors.



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Common Name
Scientific Name
Notes
Bluebanded Goby
Lythrypnus dallli
from south central California to Baja California
Blue Rockfish
Sebastes mystinus
from the Bering Sea to northern Baja California
Copper Rockfish
Sebastes caurinus
from Gulf of Alaska to Baja California
Feather Duster Worm
Eudistylia polymorpha
from Alaska to Southern California
(Guide to Marine Invertebrates, Alaska to Baja California by Daniel W. Gotshall)
Garibaldi
Hypsypops rubicundus
from central California to Baja California

Hermissenda
Crassicornis
from Kodiak Island, Alaska to Punta Eugenia, Mexico
(Pacific Coast Nudibranchs by David W. Behrens)
Kelp Rockfish
Sebastes atrovirens
from northern California to Baja California
  • Coastal Fish Identification, California to Alaska by Paul Humann
Lingcod
Ophiodon elongatus
from the Bering Sea to Ensenada, Mexico
Pacific Sardines
Sardinops sagax
along the West Coasts of North and South America
Probably More Than You Want To Know About The Fishes Of The Pacific Coast by Milton Love
Red Gorgonian


 Brown Gorgonian
Lophogorgia chilensis

Muricea fruticosa

from Monterey Bay to Isla Cedros, Baja California

from Point Conception to Isla Cedros, Baja California
(Guide to Marine Invertebrates, Alaska to Baja California by Daniel W. Gotshall)
Salp Chain
Class Thaliacea, Order Salpida Jellies Zone
Sea Lemon
Anisodoris nobilis
from Kodiak Island, Alaska to Punta Eugenia, Mexico
Spanish Shawl
Flabellina iodinea
from Kodiak Island, Alaska to Punta Eugenia, Mexico
  • Pacific Coast Nudibranchs by David W. Behrens
  • Seapix
Treefish
Sebastes serriceps
from central California to Baja California
  • Coastal Fish Identification, California to Alaska by Paul Humann

White Spotted Rose Anemone
Urticina lofotensis
from Alaska to Southern California
Yellow Zoanthid
Epizoanthus scotinus

from Southern Alaska to Southern California
(Guide to Marine Invertebrates, Alaska to Baja California by Daniel W. Gotshall)