Purple Urchin Photo, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Macrocystis pyrifera



Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast. Santa Barbara Island, California, USA, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Macrocystis pyrifera, natural history stock photograph, photo id 03404
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Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast. Santa Barbara Island, California, USA

Stock Photo: 03404
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
Lat/Long: 33° 29' 09° N, 119° 02' 11° W (Coordinates: 33.15217°, -119.18867°)
Format: Film 2:3
Copyright © Phillip Colla, all rights reserved worldwide.

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Updated: June 29, 2017

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