Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 04/14/07. © Peter J. Bryant.
 

California Mussel

Mytilus californianus

Bivalvia: Mytilidae

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Incurrent Siphon. Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 10/22/07. © Peter J. Bryant.

Incurrent and Excurrent Siphons. Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 10/22/07. © Peter J. Bryant.

Incurrent Siphon. Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 10/22/07. © Peter J. Bryant.

Excurrent Siphon. Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 10/22/07. © Peter J. Bryant.

Byssal threads. Laguna Beach, Orange County, CA. 10/22/07. © Peter J. Bryant.

Oil Rig Eureka, depth 45ft. 09/06. © Alan Grant