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Blue whale underwater closeup photo.  This picture of a blue whale, the largest animal ever to inhabit earth, shows it swimming through the open ocean, a rare underwater view.  Since this blue whale was approximately 80-90' long and just a few feet from the camera, an extremely wide lens was used to photograph the entire enormous whale, Balaenoptera musculus This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all. Bald eagle spreads its wings to land amid a large group of bald eagles, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis, Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska Two blue whales, a mother and her calf, swim through the open ocean in this aerial photograph.  The calf is blowing (spouting, exhaling) with a powerful column of spray.  The blue whale is the largest animal ever to live on Earth, Balaenoptera musculus, San Diego, California
Blue whale underwater closeup photo. This picture of a blue whale, the largest animal ever to inhabit earth, shows it swimming through the open ocean, a rare underwater view. Since this blue whale was approximately 80-90' long and just a few feet from the camera, an extremely wide lens was used to photograph the entire enormous whale.
Image ID: 27299  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: California, USA
 
Bald eagle spreads its wings to land amid a large group of bald eagles.
Image ID: 22681  
Species: Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis
Location: Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska, USA
 
Two blue whales, a mother and her calf, swim through the open ocean in this aerial photograph. The calf is blowing (spouting, exhaling) with a powerful column of spray. The blue whale is the largest animal ever to live on Earth.
Image ID: 02304  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Gray whales, two males both with extended penis during courtship socialization, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon Blue whale underwater photo showing entire whale head (rostrum) to tail (fluke).  This picture of a blue whale shows it swimming through the open ocean, a rare underwater view.  Specialized underwater camera gear, including an extremely wide lens, was used to capture the entire enormous whale in a single photograph, Balaenoptera musculus Bull elephant seal exits the water to retake his position on the beach.  He shows considerable scarring on his chest and proboscis from many winters fighting other males for territory and rights to a harem of females.  Sandy beach rookery, winter, Central California, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon
Gray whales, two males both with extended penis during courtship socialization, Laguna San Ignacio.
Image ID: 06431  
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
 
Blue whale underwater photo showing entire whale head (rostrum) to tail (fluke). This picture of a blue whale shows it swimming through the open ocean, a rare underwater view. Specialized underwater camera gear, including an extremely wide lens, was used to capture the entire enormous whale in a single photograph.
Image ID: 27300  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: California, USA
 
Bull elephant seal exits the water to retake his position on the beach. He shows considerable scarring on his chest and proboscis from many winters fighting other males for territory and rights to a harem of females. Sandy beach rookery, winter, Central California.
Image ID: 15458  
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California, USA
 
San Diego City Skyline viewed from Point Loma
San Diego City Skyline viewed from Point Loma.
Image ID: 29114  
Location: San Diego, California, USA
Pano dimensions: 5380 x 19424
 
Bald eagle spreads its wings to land amid a large group of bald eagles, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis, Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor Blue whale 80-feet long, full body photograph of an enormous blue whale showing rostrom head to fluke tail, taken at close range with very wide lens, Balaenoptera musculus, San Diego, California
Bald eagle spreads its wings to land amid a large group of bald eagles.
Image ID: 22588  
Species: Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis
Location: Kachemak Bay, Homer, Alaska, USA
 
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15791  
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
 
Blue whale 80-feet long, full body photograph of an enormous blue whale showing rostrom head to fluke tail, taken at close range with very wide lens.
Image ID: 27967  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Magnificent frigatebird, adult male on nest, with throat pouch inflated, a courtship display to attract females, Fregata magnificens, North Seymour Island Kelp frond showing pneumatocysts, Macrocystis pyrifera, San Clemente Island A kelp forest, with sunbeams passing through kelp fronds.  Giant kelp, the fastest growing plant on Earth, reaches from the rocky bottom to the ocean's surface like a submarine forest, Macrocystis pyrifera, San Clemente Island
Magnificent frigatebird, adult male on nest, with throat pouch inflated, a courtship display to attract females.
Image ID: 16725  
Species: Magnificent frigatebird, Fregata magnificens
Location: North Seymour Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Kelp frond showing pneumatocysts.
Image ID: 00627  
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
A kelp forest, with sunbeams passing through kelp fronds. Giant kelp, the fastest growing plant on Earth, reaches from the rocky bottom to the ocean's surface like a submarine forest.
Image ID: 02411  
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Blue whale, exhaling as it surfaces from a dive, aerial photo.  The blue whale is the largest animal ever to have lived on Earth, exceeding 100' in length and 200 tons in weight, Balaenoptera musculus, Redondo Beach, California Strawberry anemone (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph), Corynactis californica, Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California Male elephant seals (bulls) rear up on their foreflippers and fight in the surf for access for mating females that are in estrous.  Such fighting among elephant seals can take place on the beach or in the water.  They bite and tear at each other on the neck and shoulders, drawing blood and creating scars on the tough hides, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Blue whale, exhaling as it surfaces from a dive, aerial photo. The blue whale is the largest animal ever to have lived on Earth, exceeding 100' in length and 200 tons in weight.
Image ID: 25950  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: Redondo Beach, California, USA
 
Strawberry anemone (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph).
Image ID: 00578  
Species: Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California, USA
 
Male elephant seals (bulls) rear up on their foreflippers and fight in the surf for access for mating females that are in estrous. Such fighting among elephant seals can take place on the beach or in the water. They bite and tear at each other on the neck and shoulders, drawing blood and creating scars on the tough hides.
Image ID: 20369  
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California, USA
 
San Diego Coronado Bridge, known locally as the Coronado Bridge, links San Diego with Coronado, California.  The bridge was completed in 1969 and was a toll bridge until 2002.  It is 2.1 miles long and reaches a height of 200 feet above San Diego Bay.  Coronado Island is to the left, and downtown San Diego is to the right in this view looking north This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all. Sunlight streams through giant kelp forest. Giant kelp, the fastest growing plant on Earth, reaches from the rocky reef to the ocean's surface like a submarine forest, Macrocystis pyrifera, Catalina Island A huge blue whale swims through the open ocean in this underwater photograph. The blue whale is the largest animal ever to live on Earth, Balaenoptera musculus, San Diego, California
San Diego Coronado Bridge, known locally as the Coronado Bridge, links San Diego with Coronado, California. The bridge was completed in 1969 and was a toll bridge until 2002. It is 2.1 miles long and reaches a height of 200 feet above San Diego Bay. Coronado Island is to the left, and downtown San Diego is to the right in this view looking north.
Image ID: 22288  
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Sunlight streams through giant kelp forest. Giant kelp, the fastest growing plant on Earth, reaches from the rocky reef to the ocean's surface like a submarine forest.
Image ID: 33433  
Species: Giant Kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
 
A huge blue whale swims through the open ocean in this underwater photograph. The blue whale is the largest animal ever to live on Earth.
Image ID: 34567  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A huge blue whale swims through the open ocean in this underwater photograph.  The blue whale is the largest animal ever to live on Earth, Balaenoptera musculus Athletic young girl underwater, performing isometric exercises Spanish shawl  nudibranch, Flabellinopsis iodinea, Flabellina iodinea, Catalina Island
A huge blue whale swims through the open ocean in this underwater photograph. The blue whale is the largest animal ever to live on Earth.
Image ID: 03027  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
 
Athletic young girl underwater, performing isometric exercises.
Image ID: 27057  
 
Spanish shawl nudibranch.
Image ID: 01063  
Species: Spanish Shawl, Purple Aeolis, Flabellinopsis iodinea, Flabellina iodinea
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
 
Ocean surface panorama, glassy calm ocean water offshore of California, clouds and sky
Ocean surface panorama, glassy calm ocean water offshore of California, clouds and sky.
Image ID: 26804  
Pano dimensions: 6192 x 17935
 
Blue whales feeding on krill underwater closeup photo.  A picture of a blue whale with its throat pleats inflated with a mouthful of krill. A calf swims behind and below the adult. Over 80' long and just a few feet from the camera, an extremely wide lens was used to photograph the entire enormous whale, Balaenoptera musculus This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all. Alaskan brown bear catching a jumping salmon, Brooks Falls, Ursus arctos, Brooks River, Katmai National Park A neonate gray whale calf, born just hours before, still exhbiting embryonic folds in the skin along its side.  This baby gray whale was born in the cold waters of Big Sur, far to the north of the Mexican lagoons of Baja California where most gray whale births take place, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey
Blue whales feeding on krill underwater closeup photo. A picture of a blue whale with its throat pleats inflated with a mouthful of krill. A calf swims behind and below the adult. Over 80' long and just a few feet from the camera, an extremely wide lens was used to photograph the entire enormous whale.
Image ID: 27314  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: California, USA
 
Alaskan brown bear catching a jumping salmon, Brooks Falls.
Image ID: 17031  
Species: Brown bear, Ursus arctos
Location: Brooks River, Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA
 
A neonate gray whale calf, born just hours before, still exhbiting embryonic folds in the skin along its side. This baby gray whale was born in the cold waters of Big Sur, far to the north of the Mexican lagoons of Baja California where most gray whale births take place.
Image ID: 01135  
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: Monterey, California, USA
 
A great white shark opens it mouth just before it attacks its prey with a crippling, powerful bite.  After the prey has been disabled, the shark will often wait for it to weaken from blood loss before resuming the attack.  If the shark looses a tooth in the course of the bite, a replacement just behind it will move forward to take its place, Carcharodon carcharias, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) A huge blue whale swims through the open ocean in this aerial photograph.  The blue whale is the largest animal ever to live on Earth, Balaenoptera musculus North Pacific humpback whale, breach, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
A great white shark opens it mouth just before it attacks its prey with a crippling, powerful bite. After the prey has been disabled, the shark will often wait for it to weaken from blood loss before resuming the attack. If the shark looses a tooth in the course of the bite, a replacement just behind it will move forward to take its place.
Image ID: 19452  
Species: Great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
 
A huge blue whale swims through the open ocean in this aerial photograph. The blue whale is the largest animal ever to live on Earth.
Image ID: 02169  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
 
North Pacific humpback whale, breach.
Image ID: 00205  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Ocean sunfish and freediving photographer, open ocean, Mola mola, San Diego, California
Ocean sunfish and freediving photographer, open ocean.
Image ID: 03325  
Species: Ocean sunfish, Mola mola
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 

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Species Appearing Among These Images:
Abudefduf sexfasciatus
Acanthurus coeruleus
Acanthurus dussumieri
Aetobatus narinari
Anisotremus davidsonii
Arctocephalus townsendi
Balaenoptera musculus
Bodianus diplotaenia
Callorhinus ursinus
Caranx sexfasciatus
Carcharodon carcharias
Cervus canadensis
Cervus canadensis roosevelti
Chelonia mydas
Corynactis californica
Crinoidea
Cyclosalpa affinis
Cyphoma gibbosum
Dendronephthya
Dendronephthya sp.
Encelia farinosa
Eschrichtius robustus
Flabellina iodinea
Flabellinopsis iodinea
Fouquieria splendens
Fregata magnificens
Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi
Gorgonacea
Grampus griseus
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Haliaeetus leucocephalus washingtoniensis
Haliotis corrugata
Heterostichus rostratus
Hypsypops rubicundus
Lysmata californica
Macrocystis pyrifera
Manta birostris
Megaptera novaeangliae
Metynnis hypsauchen
Mirounga angustirostris
Mola mola
Opuntia sp.
Orcinus orca
Pelecanus occidentalis
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Phoca vitulina richardsi
Pinus longaeva
Prionace glauca
Pseudanthias
Puma concolor
Pygoscelis adeliae
Sebastes melanops
Sequoiadendron giganteum
Seriola lalandi
Sphyrna mokarran
Stenella frontalis
Stereolepis gigas
Sula leucogaster
Sula nebouxii
Thalassarche melanophrys
Thalassia testudinum
Thysanoessa spinifera
Trichechus manatus
Tubastrea micrantha
Ursus arctos
Yucca brevifolia
Zalophus californianus
Zalophus californianus wollebacki
Zalophus californianus wollebaeki

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