This Week's Most Frequently Viewed Images

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Silky shark trailing longline and hook, Carcharhinus falciformis, Cocos Island
Silky shark trailing longline and hook.
Species: Silky shark, Carcharhinus falciformis
Location: Cocos Island, Costa Rica
Image ID: 05010  
Kelp forest, Macrocystis pyrifera, San Clemente Island
Kelp forest.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island, California
Image ID: 06092  
Monkey-faced eel, Cebidichthys violaceus
Monkey-faced eel.
Species: Monkey-faced eel, Cebidichthys violaceus
Image ID: 09830  
Red saddleback anemonefish, Amphiprion ephippium
Red saddleback anemonefish.
Species: Red saddleback anemonefish, Amphiprion ephippium
Image ID: 07792  
Red saddleback anemonefish, Amphiprion ephippium
Red saddleback anemonefish.
Species: Red saddleback anemonefish, Amphiprion ephippium
Image ID: 07793  
Blue face angelfish, Pomacanthus xanthometopon
Blue face angelfish.
Species: Blueface angelfish, Pomacanthus xanthometopon
Image ID: 07855  
Flame angelfish, Centropyge loricula
Flame angelfish.
Species: Flame angel, Centropyge loricula
Image ID: 08667  
Rocky shallows in Jackson Lake with Mount Moran in the background, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Rocky shallows in Jackson Lake with Mount Moran in the background.
Location: Jackson Lake, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Image ID: 07409  
Golden Gate Bridge, viewed from Fort Point, with the Marin Headlands visible in the distance.  San Francisco
Golden Gate Bridge, viewed from Fort Point, with the Marin Headlands visible in the distance. San Francisco.
Location: San Francisco, California
Image ID: 09054  
Joshua Trees, a tree form of yucca inhabiting the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts, Yucca brevifolia, Joshua Tree National Park, California
Joshua Trees, a tree form of yucca inhabiting the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts.
Species: Joshua tree, Yucca brevifolia
Location: Joshua Tree National Park, California
Image ID: 09158  
Four-eyed fish, found in the Amazon River delta of South America.  The name four-eyed fish is actually a misnomer.  It has only two eyes, but both are divided into aerial and aquatic parts.  The two retinal regions of each eye, working in concert with two different curvatures of the eyeball above and below water to account for the difference in light refractivity for air and water, allow this amazing fish to see clearly above and below the water surface simultaneously, Anableps anableps
Four-eyed fish, found in the Amazon River delta of South America. The name four-eyed fish is actually a misnomer. It has only two eyes, but both are divided into aerial and aquatic parts. The two retinal regions of each eye, working in concert with two different curvatures of the eyeball above and below water to account for the difference in light refractivity for air and water, allow this amazing fish to see clearly above and below the water surface simultaneously.
Species: Four-eyed fish, Anableps anableps
Image ID: 09277  
Black tetra, a freshwater fish native to the Paraguay and Guapore river basins in South America, Gymnocorymbus ternetzi
Black tetra, a freshwater fish native to the Paraguay and Guapore river basins in South America.
Species: Black tetra, Gymnocorymbus ternetzi
Image ID: 09328  
Spiny lobster, Panulirus interruptus
Spiny lobster.
Species: Spiny lobster, Panulirus interruptus
Location: California
Image ID: 09432  
Lionfish, Pterois volitans
Lionfish.
Species: Lionfish, Pterois volitans
Image ID: 09463  
African lungfish, Protopterus annectens
African lungfish.
Species: African lungfish, Protopterus annectens
Image ID: 14680  
Galapagos shark swims over a reef in the Galapagos Islands, with schooling fish in the distance, Carcharhinus galapagensis, Wolf Island
Galapagos shark swims over a reef in the Galapagos Islands, with schooling fish in the distance.
Species: Galapagos shark, Carcharhinus galapagensis
Location: Wolf Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 16240  
New Point Loma Lighthouse, situated on the tip of Point Loma Peninsula, marks the entrance to San Diego Bay.  The lighthouse rises 70' and was built in 1891 to replace the "old"  Point Loma Lighthouse which was often shrouded in fog
New Point Loma Lighthouse, situated on the tip of Point Loma Peninsula, marks the entrance to San Diego Bay. The lighthouse rises 70' and was built in 1891 to replace the "old" Point Loma Lighthouse which was often shrouded in fog.
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 22295  
Common dolphin leaping, Delphinus delphis, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)
Common dolphin leaping.
Species: Common dolphin, Delphinus delphis
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 19486  
Scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini, Cocos Island
Scalloped hammerhead shark.
Species: Scalloped hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini
Location: Cocos Island, Costa Rica
Image ID: 03216  
Brown pelican, winter plumage, showing bright red gular pouch and dark brown hindneck colors of breeding adults.  This large seabird has a wingspan over 7 feet wide. The California race of the brown pelican holds endangered species status, due largely to predation in the early 1900s and to decades of poor reproduction caused by DDT poisoning, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus, La Jolla
Brown pelican, winter plumage, showing bright red gular pouch and dark brown hindneck colors of breeding adults. This large seabird has a wingspan over 7 feet wide. The California race of the brown pelican holds endangered species status, due largely to predation in the early 1900s and to decades of poor reproduction caused by DDT poisoning.
Species: Brown Pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis, Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 20081  
Freediver and monofin
Freediver and monofin.
Location: Bahamas
Image ID: 02986  
Elephant seals crowd a sand beach at the Piedras Blancas rookery near San Simeon, Mirounga angustirostris
Elephant seals crowd a sand beach at the Piedras Blancas rookery near San Simeon.
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Image ID: 20416  
Having just mated with a female (obscured) next to him, this bull male elephant seal's penis is still extended and visible, Mirounga angustirostris, Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Having just mated with a female (obscured) next to him, this bull male elephant seal's penis is still extended and visible.
Species: Elephant seal, Mirounga angustirostris
Location: Piedras Blancas, San Simeon, California
Image ID: 20423  
Mariner Mountain, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, part of Strathcona Provincial Park, located 36 km (22 mi) north of Tofino.  It is 1,771 m (5,810 ft) high, snow covered year-round and home to several glaciers
Mariner Mountain, on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, part of Strathcona Provincial Park, located 36 km (22 mi) north of Tofino. It is 1,771 m (5,810 ft) high, snow covered year-round and home to several glaciers.
Location: Mariner Mountain, Strathcona Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 21121  
Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater.  Only male humpbacks have been observed singing.  All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater. Only male humpbacks have been observed singing. All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 02800  
Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater.  Only male humpbacks have been observed singing.  All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater. Only male humpbacks have been observed singing. All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 02794  
Barracuda, Sphyraena idiastes, Roca Redonda
Barracuda.
Species: Pelican barracuda, Sphyraena idiastes
Location: Roca Redonda, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 02732  
A great white shark swims underwater through the ocean at Guadalupe Island, Carcharodon carcharias, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)
A great white shark swims underwater through the ocean at Guadalupe Island.
Species: Great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 21347  
Ocean sunfish hovers near drift kelp to recruite juvenile fish to remove parasites, open ocean, Mola mola, San Diego, California
Ocean sunfish hovers near drift kelp to recruite juvenile fish to remove parasites, open ocean.
Species: Ocean sunfish, Mola mola
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 10004  
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