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A neonate gray whale calf, born just hours before, still exhbiting embryonic folds in the skin along its side.  This baby gray whale was born in the cold waters of Big Sur, far to the north of the Mexican lagoons of Baja California where most gray whale births take place, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey California sea lion, with monofiliment cut, Zalophus californianus, Monterey Crevice rockfish.  Seldom seen, kelpfish hover among the seaweeds in wave swept tidepools and reefs.  These secretive fish rapidly change color to match watever background they are near.  This kelpfish has assumed the coloration of the blade of kelp it is resting on, Gibbonsia montereyensis, Monterey, California California sea lion, adult male, profile of head showing long whiskers and prominent sagittal crest (cranial crest bone), hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lions, Zalophus californianus, Monterey California sea lion, Zalophus californianus, Monterey California sea lion, thermoregulating, Zalophus californianus, Monterey California sea lion haulout, juveniles and adult male, Zalophus californianus, Monterey California sea lion colony, Zalophus californianus, Monterey Proliferating anemone with attached juveniles, growing on kelp stipe, Epiactis prolifera, Monterey, California Nudibranch, Cadlina luteomarginata, Monterey, California Nudibranch on calcareous coralline algae, Hermissenda crassicornis, Monterey, California Gray whale, neonate calf with embryonic folds visible, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey, California Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey, California Nudibranch on calcareous coralline algae, Hermissenda crassicornis, Monterey, California Orange cup coral, Balanophyllia elegans, Monterey, California California sea lion, adult male, profile of head showing long whiskers and prominent sagittal crest (cranial crest bone), hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus Visitors enjoy viewing sea nettle jellyfish at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Chrysaora fuscescens California sea lion, adult male, hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, profile of head showing long whiskers and prominent sagittal crest (cranial crest bone), hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey, California Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus, Monterey, California Acorn barnacle feeding amidst strawberry anemones, Monterey Peninsula, Megabalanus californicus, Corynactis californica California sea lion, adult male, hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus Anemone on kelp, Monterey, California Crevice rockfish.  Seldom seen, kelpfish hover among the seaweeds in wave swept tidepools and reefs.  These secretive fish rapidly change color to match watever background they are near.  This kelpfish has assumed the coloration of the blade of kelp it is resting on, Gibbonsia montereyensis, Monterey, California Egret, Monterey, California Cormorant.  Monterey Cannery Row buildings, along the Monterey waterfront, early morning Fishing boat in sunrise golden light, departing the Monterey Harbor Great egret catches a fish while standing on floating kelp in front of Cannery Row buildings, along the Monterey waterfront, early morning, Ardea alba Brandt's cormorant in early morning golden sunrise light, on the Monterey breakwater rocks, Phalacrocorax penicillatus Brandt's cormorant in early morning golden sunrise light, on the Monterey breakwater rocks, Phalacrocorax penicillatus California sea lion, adult male, hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, profile of head showing long whiskers and prominent sagittal crest (cranial crest bone), hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, profile of head showing long whiskers and prominent sagittal crest (cranial crest bone), hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, fore flipper (fin), hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, profile of head showing long whiskers and prominent sagittal crest (cranial crest bone), hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, fore flipper (fin), hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, profile of head showing long whiskers and prominent sagittal crest (cranial crest bone), hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, regulating its temperature (thermoregulating) by raising its foreflipper out of the water as it rests and floats, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, profile of head showing long whiskers and prominent sagittal crest (cranial crest bone), hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, profile of head showing long whiskers and prominent sagittal crest (cranial crest bone), hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus California sea lion, adult male, hauled out on rocks to rest, early morning sunrise light, Monterey breakwater rocks, Zalophus californianus   more ...

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