In the absence of swell and current, kelp plants stand straight up, much like trees in a terrestrial forest.
Kelp forest looking from the surface down toward the reef far below where the kelp is anchored to the sea floor. San Clemente Island, California, USA
Species: Giant kelp
, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island
Image ID: 03416
Format: Film 2:3
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