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California golden gorgonian and small juvenile sheephead fishes on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. The golden gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives 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 californica, San Clemente Island Sheephead wrasse, Garibaldi and golden gorgonian, with a underwater forest of giant kelp rising in the background, underwater, Hypsypops rubicundus, Muricea californica, San Clemente Island California golden gorgonian, Garibaldi and Sheephead wrasse fishes on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. The golden gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives 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, Hypsypops rubicundus, Muricea californica, Semicossyphus pulcher, San Clemente Island California golden gorgonian and small juvenile sheephead fishes on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater.  The golden gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives 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 californica, Semicossyphus pulcher, San Clemente Island California golden gorgonian and small juvenile sheephead fishes on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. The golden gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives 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, Semicossyphus pulcher, San Clemente Island California golden gorgonian and small juvenile sheephead fishes on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. The golden gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives 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 californica, San Clemente Island California golden gorgonian and Sheephead wrasse fish on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. The golden gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives 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, Catalina Island California golden gorgonian, Garibaldi and Sheephead wrasse fishes on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. The golden gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives 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, Catalina Island Sheephead and invasive sargassum, Catalina, Sargassum horneri, Semicossyphus pulcher, Catalina Island California sheephead and golden gorgonian, giant kelp forest filters sunlight in the background, underwater, Muricea californica, Semicossyphus pulcher, Catalina Island California sheephead and golden gorgonian, giant kelp forest filters sunlight in the background, underwater, Muricea californica, Semicossyphus pulcher, Catalina Island California golden gorgonian and Sheephead wrasse fishes on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. The golden gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives 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, Semicossyphus pulcher, San Clemente Island Juvenile sheephead and gorgonian, Catalina, Semicossyphus pulcher, Catalina Island Sheephead and golden gorgonian, underwater in a kelp forest, Muricea californica, Semicossyphus pulcher, San Clemente Island Gorgonians grow on rocky reef, kelp forest and a white boat floating on the surface can be seen in the background, underwater, Muricea californica, Semicossyphus pulcher, San Clemente Island Juvenile sheephead swims above dead/dying brown gorgonian covered with yellow parasitic zoanthid anemones. Eagle Rock, Parazoanthus lucificum, Savalia lucifica, Semicossyphus pulcher, Catalina Island Sheephead and golden gorgonian, underwater in a kelp forest, Muricea californica, Semicossyphus pulcher, San Clemente Island California golden gorgonian and small juvenile sheephead wrasse on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. The golden gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives 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, Semicossyphus pulcher, San Clemente Island Juvenile sheephead wrasse, Semicossyphus pulcher Sheephead wrasse, female, Semicossyphus pulcher Juvenile sheephead wrasse, Semicossyphus pulcher California sheephead, adult male, Semicossyphus pulcher, San Clemente Island Juvenile sheephead, Farnsworth Banks, Semicossyphus pulcher, Catalina Island California sheephead, juvenile, Semicossyphus pulcher, Catalina Island California sheephead, gorgonian, Semicossyphus pulcher, San Clemente Island California sheephead, juvenile, Semicossyphus pulcher, Catalina Island California sheephead and gorgonian amid kelp forest, Semicossyphus pulcher, San Clemente Island Juvenile sheephead swims above dead/dying brown gorgonian covered with yellow parasitic zoanthid anemones. 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