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Blue shark and offshore drift kelp paddy, open ocean, Macrocystis pyrifera, Prionace glauca, San Diego, California
Blue shark and offshore drift kelp paddy, open ocean.
Species: Blue shark, Macrocystis pyrifera, Prionace glauca
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 01081  
Basket Star and Giant Metridium anemone, Browning Pass, Vancouver Island, Gorgonocephalus eucnemis, Metridium farcimen
Basket Star and Giant Metridium anemone, Browning Pass, Vancouver Island.
Species: Basket star, Giant plumose anemone, Gorgonocephalus eucnemis, Metridium farcimen
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 35287  
Garibaldi and Brown Gorgonian Muricea fruticosa, Catalina Island, with giant kelp stands reaching from the reef to the surface of the ocean in the distance.  The clown prince of the kelp forest, the Garibaldi, alternately poses for me and chirps at me to move away from his gorgonian
Garibaldi and Brown Gorgonian Muricea fruticosa, Catalina Island, with giant kelp stands reaching from the reef to the surface of the ocean in the distance. The clown prince of the kelp forest, the Garibaldi, alternately poses for me and chirps at me to move away from his gorgonian.
Location: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 37157  
Giant Kelp Forest, West End Catalina Island, rendered in the round by a circular fisheye lens, Macrocystis pyrifera
Giant Kelp Forest, West End Catalina Island, rendered in the round by a circular fisheye lens.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 37279  
Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts.  Pneumatocysts, gas-filled bladders, float the kelp plant off the ocean bottom toward the surface and sunlight, where the leaf-like blades and stipes of the kelp plant grow fastest.  Giant kelp can grow up to 2' in a single day given optimal conditions.  Epic submarine forests of kelp grow throughout California's Southern Channel Islands, Macrocystis pyrifera, San Clemente Island
Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts. Pneumatocysts, gas-filled bladders, float the kelp plant off the ocean bottom toward the surface and sunlight, where the leaf-like blades and stipes of the kelp plant grow fastest. Giant kelp can grow up to 2' in a single day given optimal conditions. Epic submarine forests of kelp grow throughout California's Southern Channel Islands.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island, California
Image ID: 25396  
Salema schooling amid kelp forest, Macrocystis pyrifera, Xenistius californiensis, Catalina Island
Salema schooling amid kelp forest.
Species: Salema, Macrocystis pyrifera, Xenistius californiensis
Location: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 01022  
Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts. Pneumatocysts, gas-filled bladders, float the kelp off the ocean bottom toward the surface and sunlight, where the leaf-like blades and stipes of the kelp plant grow fastest. Catalina Island, California, Macrocystis pyrifera
Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts. Pneumatocysts, gas-filled bladders, float the kelp off the ocean bottom toward the surface and sunlight, where the leaf-like blades and stipes of the kelp plant grow fastest. Catalina Island, California.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 37282  
The Kelp Forest offshore of La Jolla, California. A kelp forest. Giant kelp grows rapidly, up to 2' per day, from the rocky reef on the ocean bottom to which it is anchored, toward the ocean surface where it spreads to form a thick canopy. Myriad species of fishes, mammals and invertebrates form a rich community in the kelp forest. Lush forests of kelp are found throughout California's Southern Channel Islands, Macrocystis pyrifera
The Kelp Forest offshore of La Jolla, California. A kelp forest. Giant kelp grows rapidly, up to 2' per day, from the rocky reef on the ocean bottom to which it is anchored, toward the ocean surface where it spreads to form a thick canopy. Myriad species of fishes, mammals and invertebrates form a rich community in the kelp forest. Lush forests of kelp are found throughout California's Southern Channel Islands.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Image ID: 30986  
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada, Metridium farcimen
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada.
Species: Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 35305  
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada, Metridium farcimen
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada.
Species: Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 35306  
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada, Metridium farcimen
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada.
Species: Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 35307  
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada, Metridium farcimen
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada.
Species: Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 35324  
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada, Metridium farcimen
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada.
Species: Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 35329  
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada, Metridium farcimen
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada.
Species: Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 35340  
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada, Metridium farcimen
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada.
Species: Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 35343  
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada, Metridium farcimen
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada.
Species: Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 35344  
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada, Metridium farcimen
Giant Plumose Anemones cover underwater reef, Browning Pass, northern Vancouver Island, Canada.
Species: Giant plumose anemone, Metridium farcimen
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Image ID: 35346  
Pyrosome in Kelp Forest, Santa Barbara Island, Pyrosoma
Pyrosome in Kelp Forest, Santa Barbara Island.
Species: Pyrosome, Pyrosoma
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 35826  
Kelp fronds showing pneumatocysts, bouyant gas-filled bubble-like structures which float the kelp plant off the ocean bottom toward the surface, where it will spread to form a roof-like canopy, Santa Barbara Island
Kelp fronds showing pneumatocysts, bouyant gas-filled bubble-like structures which float the kelp plant off the ocean bottom toward the surface, where it will spread to form a roof-like canopy.
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 35827  
Kelp Forest, Santa Barbara Island
Kelp Forest, Santa Barbara Island.
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 35830  
The Grizzly Giant Sequoia Tree in Yosemite. Giant sequoia trees (Sequoiadendron giganteum), roots spreading outward at the base of each massive tree, rise from the shaded forest floor. Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park
The Grizzly Giant Sequoia Tree in Yosemite. Giant sequoia trees (Sequoiadendron giganteum), roots spreading outward at the base of each massive tree, rise from the shaded forest floor. Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park.
Location: Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, California
Image ID: 36401  
Sunlight glows throughout a giant kelp forest. Giant kelp, the fastest growing plant on Earth, reaches from the rocky reef to the ocean's surface like a submarine forest, Macrocystis pyrifera, San Clemente Island
Sunlight glows throughout a giant kelp forest. Giant kelp, the fastest growing plant on Earth, reaches from the rocky reef to the ocean's surface like a submarine forest.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island, California
Image ID: 37086  
Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts. Pneumatocysts, gas-filled bladders, float the kelp plant off the ocean bottom toward the surface and sunlight, where the leaf-like blades and stipes of the kelp plant grow fastest. Giant kelp can grow up to 2' in a single day given optimal conditions. Epic submarine forests of kelp grow throughout California's Southern Channel Islands, Macrocystis pyrifera, San Clemente Island
Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts. Pneumatocysts, gas-filled bladders, float the kelp plant off the ocean bottom toward the surface and sunlight, where the leaf-like blades and stipes of the kelp plant grow fastest. Giant kelp can grow up to 2' in a single day given optimal conditions. Epic submarine forests of kelp grow throughout California's Southern Channel Islands.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island, California
Image ID: 37100  
Garibaldi maintains a patch of algae (just in front of the fish) to entice a female to lay a clutch of eggs
Garibaldi maintains a patch of algae (just in front of the fish) to entice a female to lay a clutch of eggs.
Image ID: 37144  
Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts, giant kelp forest, Catalina Island
Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts, giant kelp forest, Catalina Island.
Location: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 37193  
Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts, giant kelp forest, Catalina Island
Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts, giant kelp forest, Catalina Island.
Location: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 37199  
Selfie, giant kelp forest, Catalina Island, Macrocystis pyrifera
Selfie, giant kelp forest, Catalina Island.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 37296  
Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts. Pneumatocysts, gas-filled bladders, float the kelp off the ocean bottom toward the surface and sunlight, where the leaf-like blades and stipes of the kelp plant grow fastest, Macrocystis pyrifera, Catalina Island, California
Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts. Pneumatocysts, gas-filled bladders, float the kelp off the ocean bottom toward the surface and sunlight, where the leaf-like blades and stipes of the kelp plant grow fastest.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 37297  
Giant Kelp Forest, West End Catalina Island, Macrocystis pyrifera
Giant Kelp Forest, West End Catalina Island.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 37300  
Giant Kelp Forest, West End Catalina Island, Macrocystis pyrifera
Giant Kelp Forest, West End Catalina Island.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 37301  
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