- Critter Gallery
- Tidepool tours and tidbits
Note: All of these videos may also be viewed directly on Oregon State Parks' YouTube Channel.
Mottled star (0:59)
Shore crab (0:09)
Hermit Crab (0:24)
Urchin caves (1:23)
Mussel beds (1:33)
Anemones wear sunscreen? (0:39)
Sea lions frolic on rocks (0:39)
Tidepool Tours and Tidbits
Rocky shoreline time-lapse (1:13)
Tidepools, Rocky Reefs, Marine Reserves: It's All Connected (4:30)
Bull kelp beds (0:34)
Visual tour of Oregon rocky shores (4:28)
Oregon State Parks tidepool tours (4:01)
Go on a tour of the bottom of the ocean
Go on a virtual tour of the tidepools with an Oregon State Parks rocky shore naturalist. The video can be watched in its entirety or in chapters, listed below.
1: Introduction (0:30): Introduction to a virtual tidepool tour
2: How to Prepare (1:13) : How to prepare for a safe tidepool trip
3: What is a tidepool? (1:56) : What a tidepool is and what causes tides.
4: Tidepool Etiquette (3:49) : Learn how to help keep Oregon's tidepools safe
5: Explore the tidepools (4:55) : Virtually explore some of the interesting species that live on Oregon's rocky shores.
If you would prefer to watch the entire video (12:15): Tidepools: Explore the Bottom of the Ocean