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Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: July 22, 2016
Caption: Harvesting the Shore Marker, left section
Additional Description: Captions: (top row, left to right) fish hooks; Pomo boat in the tules; Yurok man fishing from the shore with net; Pomo dancer; Pomo baskets adorned with abalone and clam shells and bird feathers.; Local Native Americans continued to gather seaweed, one of their customary foods.; California mussels; (bottom row, left to right) gooseneck barnacles; sea palm; bull kelp (Nereocystis luetkeana)
can grow a foot a day and reach 100 feet in length creating underwater "forests" that feed millions of animals and provide resting places for seabirds. Traditionally bulbs were roasted and eaten, or used as water carriers on hunting trips.; purple shore crab, acorn barnacles; periwinkle snail; sunflower sea star,; gumboot chiton; hermit crab; kelp crab; red abalone.
Submitted: August 10, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p359065
File Size: 3.346 Megabytes
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