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Stephanocystis dioica kelp algae on a shallow rocky reef, reflected underneath the surface of the ocean, Stephanocystis dioica, San Clemente Island
Stephanocystis dioica kelp algae on a shallow rocky reef, reflected underneath the surface of the ocean.
Species: Stephanocystis dioica
Location: San Clemente Island, California
Image ID: 37063  
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  
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  
Courting pair of southern right whales underwater, Eubalaena australis. While the posture in this photo isn't quite mating, it is a courting behavior that often precedes mating.  The male is below, upside down and trying to access the female belly-to-belly. However, the female does not want to mate, so she has positioned herself upside down at the surface so that the males in the courting group cannot reach her genital slit, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Courting pair of southern right whales underwater, Eubalaena australis. While the posture in this photo isn't quite mating, it is a courting behavior that often precedes mating. The male is below, upside down and trying to access the female belly-to-belly. However, the female does not want to mate, so she has positioned herself upside down at the surface so that the males in the courting group cannot reach her genital slit.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38345  
Rain hitting ocean surface from underneath, Grand Cayman Island
Rain hitting ocean surface from underneath, Grand Cayman Island.
Location: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Image ID: 32202  
Giant kelp frond showing pneumatocysts. Small gas bladders -- pneumatocysts -- connect the kelp's stipes ("stems") to its blades ("leaves"). These bladders help elevate the kelp plant from the bottom, towards sunlight and the water's surface, Macrocystis pyrifera, Catalina Island
Giant kelp frond showing pneumatocysts. Small gas bladders -- pneumatocysts -- connect the kelp's stipes ("stems") to its blades ("leaves"). These bladders help elevate the kelp plant from the bottom, towards sunlight and the water's surface.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 33439  
Giant kelp frond showing pneumatocysts. Small gas bladders -- pneumatocysts -- connect the kelp's stipes ("stems") to its blades ("leaves"). These bladders help elevate the kelp plant from the bottom, towards sunlight and the water's surface, Macrocystis pyrifera, Catalina Island
Giant kelp frond showing pneumatocysts. Small gas bladders -- pneumatocysts -- connect the kelp's stipes ("stems") to its blades ("leaves"). These bladders help elevate the kelp plant from the bottom, towards sunlight and the water's surface.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 33440  
Sunlight streams through 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, Catalina Island
Sunlight streams through 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: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 33441  
Sunlight streams through 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, Catalina Island
Sunlight streams through 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: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 33442  
Sunlight streams through 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, Catalina Island
Sunlight streams through 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: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 33443  
Sunlight streams through 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, Catalina Island
Sunlight streams through 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: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 33444  
Sunlight streams through 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, Catalina Island
Sunlight streams through 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: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 33445  
Sunlight streams through 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, Catalina Island
Sunlight streams through 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: Catalina Island, California
Image ID: 33446  
Southern right whale opens blowholes as it breathes at the ocean surface, Eubalaena australis, Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Southern right whale opens blowholes as it breathes at the ocean surface.
Species: Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
Location: Puerto Piramides, Chubut, Argentina
Image ID: 38398  
La Jolla Cove and pre-dawn light
La Jolla Cove and pre-dawn light.
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 28847  
Balboa Pier, sunrise, Newport Beach, California
Balboa Pier, sunrise.
Location: Balboa Pier, Newport Beach, California
Image ID: 29138  
Balboa Pier, sunrise, Newport Beach, California
Balboa Pier, sunrise.
Location: Balboa Pier, Newport Beach, California
Image ID: 29139  
Brandt's Cormorant carrying nesting material in its beak, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, La Jolla, California
Brandt's Cormorant carrying nesting material in its beak.
Species: Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 36870  
Brandt's Cormorant carrying nesting material, in flight as it returns to its cliffside nest, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, La Jolla, California
Brandt's Cormorant carrying nesting material, in flight as it returns to its cliffside nest.
Species: Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 36872  
Brandt's Cormorant portrait, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, La Jolla, California
Brandt's Cormorant portrait.
Species: Brandt's cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 36875  
California sea lions body surfing on large waves, shorebreak, La Jolla, Zalophus californianus
California sea lions body surfing on large waves, shorebreak, La Jolla.
Species: California Sea Lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 37530  
California sea lion body surfing on large waves, shorebreak, La Jolla, Zalophus californianus
California sea lion body surfing on large waves, shorebreak, La Jolla.
Species: California Sea Lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 37531  
Brandt's Cormorant portrait, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, La Jolla, California
Brandt's Cormorant portrait.
Species: Brandt's Cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 37596  
California sea lion bodysurfing in La Jolla, Zalophus californianus
California sea lion bodysurfing in La Jolla.
Species: California Sea Lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 37662  
Bodysurfing Sea Lion. California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) is surfing extreme shorebreak at Boomer Beach, Point La Jolla. The original bodysurfer, Zalophus californianus
Bodysurfing Sea Lion. California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) is surfing extreme shorebreak at Boomer Beach, Point La Jolla. The original bodysurfer.
Species: California Sea Lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 37742  
Brandt's Cormorant portrait, set against the Pacific Ocean, Phalacrocorax penicillatus, La Jolla, California
Brandt's Cormorant portrait, set against the Pacific Ocean.
Species: Brandt's Cormorant, Phalacrocorax penicillatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 37745  
California sea lion bodysurfing in La Jolla, Zalophus californianus
California sea lion bodysurfing in La Jolla.
Species: California Sea Lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 37821  
Two California sea lions bodysurfing in tandem in La Jolla, Zalophus californianus
Two California sea lions bodysurfing in tandem in La Jolla.
Species: California Sea Lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 37828  
La Jolla Cove Big Surf, Saturday January 14 2023
La Jolla Cove Big Surf, Saturday January 14 2023.
Location: La Jolla Cove, California
Image ID: 38897  
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