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Bryozoan grows on a 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, Leptogorgia chilensis, Lophogorgia chilensis, San Clemente Island This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks Add To Light Table Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks, Metridium farcimen Add To Light Table
Bryozoan grows on a 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.
Image ID: 25395  
Species: Red gorgonian, Leptogorgia chilensis, Lophogorgia chilensis
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34328  
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34332  
Species: Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks Add To Light Table Submarine Reef with Bryozoan clusters, Hydrocoral and Invertebrates, Farnsworth Banks, Catalina Island, Allopora californica, Corynactis californica, Stylaster californicus Add To Light Table Garibaldi and golden gorgonian, bryozoans, with an underwater forest of giant kelp rising in the background, underwater, Catalina Island Add To Light Table
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34333  
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Submarine Reef with Bryozoan clusters, Hydrocoral and Invertebrates, Farnsworth Banks, Catalina Island.
Image ID: 34189  
Species: Hydrocoral, Strawberry anemone, Allopora californica, Corynactis californica, Stylaster californicus
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
 
Garibaldi and golden gorgonian, bryozoans, with an underwater forest of giant kelp rising in the background, underwater.
Image ID: 34169  
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks, Metridium farcimen, Metridium senile Add To Light Table Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks, Metridium senile Add To Light Table Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks, Gersemia rubiformis Add To Light Table
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34350  
Species: Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen, Metridium senile
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34374  
Species: Plumose anemone, Metridium senile
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34377  
Species: Pink soft coral, Gersemia rubiformis
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks, Gersemia rubiformis, Metridium senile Add To Light Table Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks Add To Light Table Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and sponges the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks, Gersemia rubiformis Add To Light Table
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34378  
Species: Pink soft coral, Plumose anemone, Gersemia rubiformis, Metridium senile
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34382  
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and sponges the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34388  
Species: Pink soft coral, Gersemia rubiformis
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Kelp encrusting bryozoan growing on kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera, Membranipora Add To Light Table Farnsworth Bank reef covered with purple hydrocoral (Stylaster californicus, Allopora californica), clusters of orange bryozoans, gorgonians and kelp, Catalina Island, Allopora californica, Stylaster californicus Add To Light Table Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks Add To Light Table
Kelp encrusting bryozoan growing on kelp.
Image ID: 03108  
Species: Kelp encrusting bryozoan, Macrocystis pyrifera, Membranipora
Location: California, USA
 
Farnsworth Bank reef covered with purple hydrocoral (Stylaster californicus, Allopora californica), clusters of orange bryozoans, gorgonians and kelp, Catalina Island.
Image ID: 37176  
Species: Hydrocoral, Allopora californica, Stylaster californicus
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34410  
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks, Metridium senile Add To Light Table Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks, Metridium senile Add To Light Table Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks Add To Light Table
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34427  
Species: Plumose anemone, Metridium senile
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34429  
Species: Plumose anemone, Metridium senile
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34430  
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks, Metridium farcimen Add To Light Table Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks Add To Light Table Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks Add To Light Table
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34431  
Species: Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34432  
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34434  
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks Add To Light Table Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait.  Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks Add To Light Table Bryozoan grows on a 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, Lophogorgia chilensis, San Clemente Island Add To Light Table
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34436  
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Colorful anemones and soft corals, bryozoans and kelp cover the rocky reef in a kelp forest near Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Strait. Strong currents bring nutrients to the invertebrate life clinging to the rocks.
Image ID: 34438  
Location: British Columbia, Canada
 
Bryozoan grows on a 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.
Image ID: 26407  
Species: Red gorgonian, Lophogorgia chilensis
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Kelp fronds with encrusting bryozoans, Macrocystis pyrifera, San Clemente Island Add To Light Table Encrusting bryozoans colonize a giant kelp pneumatocyst (bubble).  Approximately 3 inches (8cm), Macrocystis pyrifera, Membranipora, San Nicholas Island Add To Light Table Senorita feeding on bryozoans on kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera, Oxyjulis californica, San Clemente Island Add To Light Table
Kelp fronds with encrusting bryozoans.
Image ID: 03402  
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Encrusting bryozoans colonize a giant kelp pneumatocyst (bubble). Approximately 3 inches (8cm).
Image ID: 10207  
Species: Kelp encrusting bryozoan, Macrocystis pyrifera, Membranipora
Location: San Nicholas Island, California, USA
 
Senorita feeding on bryozoans on kelp.
Image ID: 01292  
Species: Senorita, Macrocystis pyrifera, Oxyjulis californica
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Kelp encrusting bryozoan growing on giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera, Membranipora Add To Light Table Kelp fronds with encrusting bryozoans, Macrocystis pyrifera, San Clemente Island Add To Light Table Lacy bryozoan, Phidolopora labiata Add To Light Table
Kelp encrusting bryozoan growing on giant kelp.
Image ID: 03283  
Species: Kelp encrusting bryozoan, Macrocystis pyrifera, Membranipora
Location: California, USA
 
Kelp fronds with encrusting bryozoans.
Image ID: 03401  
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Lacy bryozoan.
Image ID: 02539  
Species: Lacy bryozoan, Phidolopora labiata
Location: California, USA
 


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Aglaophenia struthionides
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Lophogorgia chilensis
Macrocystis pyrifera
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Phidolopora labiata
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