Garibaldi, Red Gorgonian Photo, Hypsypops rubicundus, Lophogorgia chilensis



Garibaldi and red gorgonian on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. The red gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives on the rocky bottom at depths between 50 to 200 feet deep. Gorgonians are oriented at right angles to prevailing water currents to capture plankton drifting by. San Clemente Island, California, USA, Hypsypops rubicundus,  Lophogorgia chilensis, natural history stock photograph, photo id 30870
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Garibaldi and red gorgonian on rocky reef, below kelp forest, underwater. The red gorgonian is a filter-feeding temperate colonial species that lives on the rocky bottom at depths between 50 to 200 feet deep. Gorgonians are oriented at right angles to prevailing water currents to capture plankton drifting by. San Clemente Island, California, USA

Stock Photo: 30870
Species: Garibaldi, Red gorgonian, Hypsypops rubicundus, Lophogorgia chilensis
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
Lat/Long: 32.81652° N, -118.3683° W (Coordinates: 32.81652°, -118.36832°)
Format: Digital 3:2
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Updated: November 24, 2017

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