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Kydikabbit Point

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Kydikabbit Point is located in the Olympic Coast Region of Washington inside the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and is accessed via the Makah Native American Reservation. This broad, gently sloping site consists of moderately uneven terrain, containing few cracks and folds.

Kydikabbit Point biodiversity survey overview

Kydikabbit Point is dominated by consolidated bedrock, and the area surrounding the site is comprised of a mixture of consolidated bedrock, boulder fields, and cobble beach. The primary coastal orientation of this site is north.

Kydikabbit Point long-term monitoring overview

Long-Term Monitoring Surveys at Kydikabbit Point were established in 2008, and are done by Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. Long-Term monitoring surveys currently target the following species: Chthamalus/Balanus (Acorn Barnacles), Mytilus (California Mussel), Phyllospadix (Surfgrass), and Pisaster (Ochre Star). Click here to view Long-Term trends at this site.

For more information about Kydikabbit Point, please contact Jenny Waddell (