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Wolf eel, although similar in shape to eels, is cartilaginous and not a true fish.  Its powerful jaws can crush invertibrates, such as spiny sea urchins.  It can grow to 6 feet (2m) in length, Anarrhichthys ocellatus Add To Light Table Crevice rockfish.  Seldom seen, kelpfish hover among the seaweeds in wave swept tidepools and reefs.  These secretive fish rapidly change color to match watever background they are near.  This kelpfish has assumed the coloration of the blade of kelp it is resting on, Gibbonsia montereyensis, Monterey, California Add To Light Table Axolotl.  Axolotls are neotenic, which means they attain reproductive maturity while still in their larval form.  Axolotls are extremely endangered in the wild and protected by law, Ambystoma mexicanum Add To Light Table
Wolf eel, although similar in shape to eels, is cartilaginous and not a true fish. Its powerful jaws can crush invertibrates, such as spiny sea urchins. It can grow to 6 feet (2m) in length.
Image ID: 13702  
Species: Wolf eel, Anarrhichthys ocellatus
 
Crevice rockfish. Seldom seen, kelpfish hover among the seaweeds in wave swept tidepools and reefs. These secretive fish rapidly change color to match watever background they are near. This kelpfish has assumed the coloration of the blade of kelp it is resting on.
Image ID: 13711  
Species: Crevice rockfish, Gibbonsia montereyensis
Location: Monterey, California, USA
 
Axolotl. Axolotls are neotenic, which means they attain reproductive maturity while still in their larval form. Axolotls are extremely endangered in the wild and protected by law.
Image ID: 13983  
Species: Axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum
 
French grunt, Haemulon flavolineatum Add To Light Table Egg-yolk jellyfish, fried egg jelly, Phacellophora camtschatica Add To Light Table Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen Add To Light Table
French grunt.
Image ID: 13985  
Species: French grunt, Haemulon flavolineatum
 
Egg-yolk jellyfish, fried egg jelly.
Image ID: 14035  
Species: Fried egg jellyfish, Phacellophora camtschatica
 
Giant plumose anemone.
Image ID: 14043  
Species: Giant Plumose Anemone, Metridium farcimen
 
Purple-striped jelly, Chrysaora colorata Add To Light Table Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens Add To Light Table Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens Add To Light Table
Purple-striped jelly.
Image ID: 14061  
Species: Purple-striped jellyfish, Chrysaora colorata
 
Sea nettles.
Image ID: 14081  
Species: Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
 
Sea nettles.
Image ID: 14083  
Species: Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
 
Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens Add To Light Table Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens Add To Light Table Pot-bellied seahorse, male, carrying eggs.  The developing embryos are nourished by individual yolk sacs, and oxygen is supplied through a placenta-like attachment to the male.  Two to six weeks after fertilization, the male gives birth.  The babies must then fend for themselves, and few survive to adulthood, Hippocampus abdominalis Add To Light Table
Sea nettles.
Image ID: 14084  
Species: Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
 
Sea nettles.
Image ID: 14087  
Species: Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
 
Pot-bellied seahorse, male, carrying eggs. The developing embryos are nourished by individual yolk sacs, and oxygen is supplied through a placenta-like attachment to the male. Two to six weeks after fertilization, the male gives birth. The babies must then fend for themselves, and few survive to adulthood.
Image ID: 14472  
Species: Pot-bellied seahorse, Hippocampus abdominalis
 
Pot-bellied seahorse, male, carrying eggs.  The developing embryos are nourished by individual yolk sacs, and oxygen is supplied through a placenta-like attachment to the male.  Two to six weeks after fertilization, the male gives birth.  The babies must then fend for themselves, and few survive to adulthood, Hippocampus abdominalis Add To Light Table Spotted gar, Lepisosteus oculatus Add To Light Table Purple-striped jelly, Chrysaora colorata Add To Light Table
Pot-bellied seahorse, male, carrying eggs. The developing embryos are nourished by individual yolk sacs, and oxygen is supplied through a placenta-like attachment to the male. Two to six weeks after fertilization, the male gives birth. The babies must then fend for themselves, and few survive to adulthood.
Image ID: 14558  
Species: Pot-bellied seahorse, Hippocampus abdominalis
 
Spotted gar.
Image ID: 14710  
Species: Spotted gar, Lepisosteus oculatus
 
Purple-striped jelly.
Image ID: 14923  
Species: Purple-striped jellyfish, Chrysaora colorata
 
Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens Add To Light Table A small (2 inch) sanddab is well-camouflaged amidst the grains of sand that surround it, Citharichthys Add To Light Table Epaulette shark.  The epaulette shark is primarily nocturnal, hunting for crabs, worms and invertebrates by crawling across the bottom on its overlarge fins, Hemiscyllium ocellatum Add To Light Table
Sea nettles.
Image ID: 14928  
Species: Sea nettles, Chrysaora fuscescens
 
A small (2 inch) sanddab is well-camouflaged amidst the grains of sand that surround it.
Image ID: 14936  
Species: Sanddabs, Citharichthys
 
Epaulette shark. The epaulette shark is primarily nocturnal, hunting for crabs, worms and invertebrates by crawling across the bottom on its overlarge fins.
Image ID: 14958  
Species: Epaulette shark, Hemiscyllium ocellatum
 
Whitespotted bamboo shark, Chiloscyllium plagiosum Add To Light Table Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor Add To Light Table Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor Add To Light Table
Whitespotted bamboo shark.
Image ID: 14963  
Species: Whitespotted bamboo shark, Chiloscyllium plagiosum
 
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15792  
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
 
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15794  
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
 
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor Add To Light Table Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor Add To Light Table Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor Add To Light Table
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15795  
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
 
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15796  
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
 
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15797  
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
 
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor Add To Light Table Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor Add To Light Table Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Puma concolor Add To Light Table
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15799  
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
 
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15802  
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
 
Mountain lion, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15808  
Species: Mountain lion, Puma concolor
 
Bobcat, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Lynx rufus Add To Light Table Bobcat, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Lynx rufus Add To Light Table Bobcat, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California, Lynx rufus Add To Light Table
Bobcat, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15914  
Species: Bobcat, Lynx rufus
 
Bobcat, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15915  
Species: Bobcat, Lynx rufus
 
Bobcat, Sierra Nevada foothills, Mariposa, California.
Image ID: 15916  
Species: Bobcat, Lynx rufus
 


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Subject  >  Technique  >  Captivity  >  Aquarium
Animal  >  Amphibian  >  Newt / Salamander
Animal  >  Bird  >  Eagle (Accipitridae)  >  Golden Eagle
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Adult / Juvenile Difference
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Color and Pattern  >  Bar
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Color and Pattern  >  Disruptive Coloration
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Color and Pattern  >  False Eye Spot
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Color and Pattern  >  Mask or Hidden Eye
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Color and Pattern  >  Spot
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Color and Pattern  >  Stripe
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Spine
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Behavior  >  Camoflage
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Behavior  >  Commensalism (Symbiosis)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Freshwater Fish
Animal  >  Fish  >  Freshwater Fish  >  Africa
Animal  >  Fish  >  Freshwater Fish  >  Cichlid
Animal  >  Fish  >  Freshwater Fish  >  South America
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Anemonefish / Clownfish (Pomacanthidae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Angelfish (Pomacanthidae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Anthias (Serranidae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Atlantic
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Boxfish / Cowfish
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Butterflyfish (Chaetodontidae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Chromis (Pomacentridae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Color and Pattern  >  Spot
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Damselfish (Pomacentridae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Damselfish (Pomacentridae)  >  Garibaldi
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Eel  >  Moray
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Fairy Basslet (Grammatidae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Grunt (Haemulidae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Indo-Pacific
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Indo-Pacific  >  California / Baja California
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Porcupine Fish
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Rockfish / Scorpionfish (Scorpaenidae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Sea Perch (Embiotocidae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Seahorse (Syngnathidae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Surgeonfish (Acanthuridae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Tang (Acanthuridae)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Wrasse (Labridae)
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Badger
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Bear  >  Black Bear
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Bobcat
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Coyote
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Fox  >  Cross Fox
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Mountain Lion
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Mountain Lion  >  Mountain Lion Jumping
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Porcupine
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Tiger  >  Siberian Tiger
Animal  >  Mammal  >  Wolf
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Anemone
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Crustacean  >  Shrimp / Prawn
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Marine Invertebrate Anatomy  >  Stinger
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Marine Invertebrate Anatomy  >  Tentacle
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Plankton  >  Jellyfish
Animal  >  Reptile  >  Snake
Animal  >  Reptile  >  Snake  >  Rattlesnake
Animal  >  Shark  >  Brownbanded Bamboo Shark
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Most Common Species Appearing Among These Images:
Acanthurus coeruleus
Acanthurus dussumieri
Acanthurus nigricaudas
Acanthurus sohal
Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus
Ambystoma mexicanum
Amphiprion ephippium
Amphiprion percula
Anarrhichthys ocellatus
Apalone spinifera
Aquila chrysaetos
Bitis gabonica
Botia macracanthus
Canis latrans
Canis lupus
Centropyge aurantonotus
Centropyge loricula
Chaetodon ulietensis
Chaetodontoplus duboulayi
Chelmon rostratus
Chiloscyllium plagiosum
Choerodon fasciatus
Chromis cyanea
Chromis limbaughi
Chromis vanderbilti
Chrysaora colorata
Chrysaora fuscescens
Chrysiptera cyanea
Citharichthys sp.
Dascyllus aruanus
Diodon holocanthus
Erethizon dorsatum
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Geophagus altifrons
Gibbonsia montereyensis
Glossolepis incisus
Gramma loreto
Gramma melacara
Gymnothorax favagineus
Haemulon flavolineatum
Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus
Hemiscyllium ocellatum
Hippocampus abdominalis
Hippocampus barbouri
Hippocampus erectus
Hippocampus reidi
Holacanthus clarionensis
Holacanthus passer
Hydrolagus colliei
Hyperprosopon anale
Hypsurus caryi
Hypsypops rubicundus
Labidochromis sp.
Lactoria cornuta
Lepisosteus oculatus
Lepomis megalotis
Leporinus affinis
Lynx rufus
Lysmata amboinensis
Lysmata californica
Macrocystis pyrifera
Mastigia sp.
Melanotaenia boesemani
Metridium farcimen
Metynnis hypsauchen
Morone saxatilis
Oncorhynchus aguabonita
Panthera tigris altaica
Phacellophora camtschatica
Pseudanthias squamipinnis
Pseudotropheus zebra
Puma concolor
Serranus tabacarius
Taxidea taxus
Ursus americanus
Vulpes vulpes

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