Krill and squid school at the ocean surface, Euphausia pacifica



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, Euphausia pacifica, Loligo opalescens, natural history stock photograph, photo id 27152
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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: Common squid, Krill, Euphausia pacifica, Loligo opalescens
Location: San Diego, California, USA
Format: Digital 3:2
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