Report Details

Large number of Mytilus californianus, whole dead animals, intact empty shells, single valves and fragments of shells. Also found a few small plastic bottles. 

Conditions

Temperature: 9 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 4.0 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 12. Number of dogs: 1. Walking or running: 12.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Unusual concentration. Large number of Mytilus californianus, whole dead animals, intact empty shells, single valves and fragments of shells.

Driftline Content

Small rocks, Seaweeds and seagrass, Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt), Wood pieces, Land-based debris (picnics, etc.). Several small plastic bottles

New Development

Drainage pipes.

Natural Changes

Landslides/major boulder falls.

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