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Brown gorgonians on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater.  Gorgonians are filter-feeding temperate colonial species that live on the rocky bottom at depths between 50 to 200 feet deep.  Each individual polyp is a distinct animal, together they secrete calcium that forms the structure of the colony. Gorgonians are oriented at right angles to prevailing water currents to capture plankton drifting by, Muricea fruticosa, San Clemente Island Brown gorgonians, Catalina, Muricea fruticosa, Catalina Island Brown gorgonians on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater.  Gorgonians are filter-feeding temperate colonial species that live on the rocky bottom at depths between 50 to 200 feet deep.  Each individual polyp is a distinct animal, together they secrete calcium that forms the structure of the colony. Gorgonians are oriented at right angles to prevailing water currents to capture plankton drifting by, Muricea fruticosa, San Clemente Island
Brown gorgonians on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. Gorgonians are filter-feeding temperate colonial species that live on the rocky bottom at depths between 50 to 200 feet deep. Each individual polyp is a distinct animal, together they secrete calcium that forms the structure of the colony. Gorgonians are oriented at right angles to prevailing water currents to capture plankton drifting by Brown Gorgonian Photo.
Image ID: 25398  
Species: Brown gorgonian, Muricea fruticosa
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Brown gorgonians, Catalina. Brown Gorgonian Picture.
Image ID: 00567  
Species: Brown gorgonian, Muricea fruticosa
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
 
Brown gorgonians on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. Gorgonians are filter-feeding temperate colonial species that live on the rocky bottom at depths between 50 to 200 feet deep. Each individual polyp is a distinct animal, together they secrete calcium that forms the structure of the colony. Gorgonians are oriented at right angles to prevailing water currents to capture plankton drifting by Stock Photography of Brown Gorgonian.
Image ID: 23550  
Species: Brown gorgonian, Muricea fruticosa
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Brown gorgonians on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater.  Gorgonians are filter-feeding temperate colonial species that live on the rocky bottom at depths between 50 to 200 feet deep.  Each individual polyp is a distinct animal, together they secrete calcium that forms the structure of the colony. Gorgonians are oriented at right angles to prevailing water currents to capture plankton drifting by, Muricea fruticosa, San Clemente Island Brown gorgonians, Muricea fruticosa, Catalina Island Parasitic zoanthid anemones (yellow) cover dead/dying gorgonian, brown gorgonian, Parazoanthus lucificum, Muricea fruticosa, Catalina Island
Brown gorgonians on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. Gorgonians are filter-feeding temperate colonial species that live on the rocky bottom at depths between 50 to 200 feet deep. Each individual polyp is a distinct animal, together they secrete calcium that forms the structure of the colony. Gorgonians are oriented at right angles to prevailing water currents to capture plankton drifting by Photograph of Brown Gorgonian.
Image ID: 23588  
Species: Brown gorgonian, Muricea fruticosa
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Brown gorgonians. Brown Gorgonian Photos.
Image ID: 05331  
Species: Brown gorgonian, Muricea fruticosa
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
 
Parasitic zoanthid anemones (yellow) cover dead/dying gorgonian, brown gorgonian. Brown Gorgonian Image.
Image ID: 02530  
Species: Zoanthid anemone, Parazoanthus lucificum, Muricea fruticosa
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
 
Parasitic zoanthid anemones (yellow) cover dead/dying brown gorgonian, Parazoanthus lucificum, Muricea fruticosa, Catalina Island Juvenile sheephead swims above dead/dying brown gorgonian covered with yellow parasitic zoanthid anemones, Semicossyphus pulcher, Parazoanthus lucificum, Catalina Island Juvenile sheephead swims above dead/dying brown gorgonian covered with yellow parasitic zoanthid anemones, Semicossyphus pulcher, Parazoanthus lucificum, Catalina Island
Parasitic zoanthid anemones (yellow) cover dead/dying brown gorgonian. Professional stock photos of Brown Gorgonian.
Image ID: 05341  
Species: Zoanthid anemone, Parazoanthus lucificum, Muricea fruticosa
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
 
Juvenile sheephead swims above dead/dying brown gorgonian covered with yellow parasitic zoanthid anemones. Pictures of Brown Gorgonian.
Image ID: 07006  
Species: California sheephead wrasse, Semicossyphus pulcher, Parazoanthus lucificum
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
 
Juvenile sheephead swims above dead/dying brown gorgonian covered with yellow parasitic zoanthid anemones. Brown Gorgonian Photo.
Image ID: 07007  
Species: California sheephead wrasse, Semicossyphus pulcher, Parazoanthus lucificum
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
 
Parasitic zoanthid anemones (yellow) cover dead/dying brown gorgonian, Parazoanthus lucificum, Muricea fruticosa, Catalina Island
Parasitic zoanthid anemones (yellow) cover dead/dying brown gorgonian. Brown Gorgonian Picture.
Image ID: 05342  
Species: Zoanthid anemone, Parazoanthus lucificum, Muricea fruticosa
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
 


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Categories Appearing Among These Images:
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Wrasse (Labridae)
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Anemone  >  Zoanthid
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Coral  >  Soft Coral  >  Gorgonian
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Channel Islands  >  Catalina Island
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Channel Islands  >  San Clemente Island
Location  >  USA  >  California  >  Catalina Island
Location  >  USA  >  California  >  San Clemente Island
Subject  >  Technique  >  Underwater

Species Appearing Among These Images:
Muricea fruticosa
Parazoanthus lucificum
Semicossyphus pulcher

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Updated: November 24, 2017