Report Details

There were many large clumps of dead mussels and barnacles on beach, areas on rocks where mussel beds and barnacles were gone, dead smell in area

Conditions

Temperature: 60 F. Cloud Cover: Partly Cloudy. Wind Velocity: Moderate. Wind Direction: SW. Tide Level: 4.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 17. Number of dogs: 5. Walking or running: 6. Photography: 2. Tidepooling: 5.

Concerns

Fire, Litter

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 12.

Notable Wildlife

many crows & gulls feeding in intertidalpelicans, black turnstones

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. many large clumps of dead mussels & barnacles on beach

Driftline Content

Seaweeds and seagrass, Ocean-based debris (from fishing boats, ship trash, etc.), Marine debris (plastic, styrofoam, etc. washing in from the sea), Shells, Wood pieces.

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Neptune SP, Bob Creek, Gwynn Knoll

June 24, 2023

Beautiful sunny day for my first trip to Bob beach while visiting in the area.

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Neptune SP, Bob Creek, Gwynn Knoll

October 28, 2018

No noteable changes to the beach.

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September 3, 2018

Overall a surprisingly quiet day at the beach.

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Neptune SP, Bob Creek, Gwynn Knoll

June 15, 2018

A beautiful day with a very low tide.

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Neptune SP, Bob Creek, Gwynn Knoll

April 4, 2018

It was a mild, overcast day with no strong winds.

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Neptune SP, Bob Creek, Gwynn Knoll

January 28, 2018

Beautiful day on the beach.

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Mile 187

Neptune SP, Bob Creek, Gwynn Knoll

September 24, 2017

It was a beautiful day, rather warm, many people enjoying the low tide and tidepooling.

SandyJean

Mile 187

Neptune SP, Bob Creek, Gwynn Knoll

March 23, 2017

Bob Creek is a posted Marine Reserve and no fishing is allowed.

FriendofStrawberry