Krill and squid school at the ocean surface, Loligo opalescens



Krill and squid school at the ocean surface, moments before blue and fin whales rise to the surface to feed.  The krill is likely Euphausia pacifica, the squid are likely Loligo opalescens. A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales. San Diego, California, USA, Loligo opalescens, Euphausia pacifica, natural history stock photograph, photo id 27152Add To Light Table
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Krill and squid school at the ocean surface, moments before blue and fin whales rise to the surface to feed. The krill is likely Euphausia pacifica, the squid are likely Loligo opalescens. A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales. San Diego, California, USA

Stock Photo: 27152
Species: Krill, common squid, Loligo opalescens, Euphausia pacifica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
Format: Digital 3:2
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