Photos: Sea creatures of Alki

by Andrew Malinak

The Puget sound has splendidly clear water almost all year long except for a few days in the spring during the algae blooms and whenever the wind waves stir up sediment. It is about as far from East Coast water as one can get. Here’s a few friends I made swimming around Alki Beach.

Itsy bitsy shark

Spotted Ratfish


The Terror of Alki

Lion’s Mane

That's not a real tan.

Sea Pen

It's a wild, wild life.

Plumose anemone

Hide and seek.

Rock crab

Guard crab.

Kelp crab