An extremely common shrimp in the waters of Puget Sound, these Coonstripe Shrimp (Pandalus danae) were able to be spotted on almost every dive and the fact that they grow to about 6 inches long meant some good close-up detail shots were fairly easy to…

At one dive side called Three Tree Point near where I was staying in Burien, Washington, there is an artificial “reef” structure that is a pyramid of bowling balls (seriously!) and apparently it makes for some perfect habitat for these Saddleback Gunnels (Pholis ornata). I’ve…

White-lined Dironas or Alabaster Nudibranchs (Dirona albolineata) seem to be one of the more common nudibranchs in Puget Sound, but that doesn’t make them any less beautiful or fun to find on dives… I’m sure this won’t be the last time I post photos of…