Tide Pooling Tybee Island 3/8/13

        Over my spring break, my father and I decided to go tide pooling (looking for various organisms in the tide pools formed at low tide) behind our beach house. We found quite a few interesting and unexpected organisms.
Birds (4 species, 0 lifers):
Willet
Ruddy Turnstone
Laughing Gull
Ring-billed Gull

Echinoderms (2 species, 0 lifers):
Keyhole Urchin
Sea star species

Shells (3 species, 0 lifers):
Atlantic Slipper Shell
Lettered Olive
Moon Snail

Other (5 species, 0 lifers):
Sting Ray
Blue Crab
Horseshoe Crab
Cannonball Jelly
Minnow species
Lightning Whelk Egg Casing

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