Here are a few species washed ashore on Salmon Creek Beach after yesterday's big waves.
Representing the Cnidaria —
A large purple Moon Jelly (Aurelia sp.)
A Giant Bell Jelly (Scrippsia pacifica)
Representing the Ctenophora —
A small Sea Gooseberry (Pleurobrachia bachei)
Representing the Mollusca —
The gelatinous pseudoconch of the pelagic snail Corolla spectabilis
I've written about all of these species before, so if you'd like to learn more about any of them, click on the appropriate name: Moon Jelly, Giant Bell Jelly, Sea Gooseberry, Corolla spectabilis.