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Mile 102 Report
September 30, 2014
Unusual find of numerous squid egg cases.
Unusual find of numerous squid egg cases. They possibly could have been shaken from the area where they were deposited by the storm that passed through the week before. Large piles of kelp were also present on the shore as evidence of the stirred ocean.
Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 3.0 feet.
Number of people: 20. Walking or running: 20.
Cars/trucks parking: 12.
Lots of large kelp piles from a storm the week before.
Seaweeds and seagrass, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Shells.
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Common murres continue to wash up in the high line along Jetty Beach.
It has not been a happy time for common murres on Elephant Rock of late.
Another dead fur seal washed up a few weeks after one did on the southern half of Mile 102, this time further north of Coquille Point.
A fur seal pup washed up in the high-tide line a few yards north of the 8th St.
A calm, overcast morning of 55 drew 8 folks and 4 dogs to the beach at 7 a.
A chilly NW wind didn't deter 9 folks -- 5 rock hunting, the others walking -- from hitting the South Jetty beach on an overcast morning with a low tide of 0.