Santa Barbara photos

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California sea lion, Zalophus californianus, Santa Barbara Island
California sea lion.
Species: California sea lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 00643  
Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast, Macrocystis pyrifera, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Santa Barbara Island
Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast.
Species: Purple urchin, Macrocystis pyrifera, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 03404  
Kelp plants reaching surface, spreading out, Macrocystis pyrifera, Santa Barbara Island
Kelp plants reaching surface, spreading out.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 04669  
White-spotted rose anemone, Urticina lofotensis, Santa Barbara Island
White-spotted rose anemone.
Species: Tealia anemone, Urticina lofotensis
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 10145  
Drift kelp has washed ashore on a sandy California beach.  Winter brings large surf and increased wave energy which often rips giant kelp from the ocean bottom, so that it floats down current, often washing ashore, Macrocystis pyrifera, Santa Barbara
Drift kelp has washed ashore on a sandy California beach. Winter brings large surf and increased wave energy which often rips giant kelp from the ocean bottom, so that it floats down current, often washing ashore.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Santa Barbara, California
Image ID: 14884  
The Santa Barbara Mission.  Established in 1786, Mission Santa Barbara was the tenth of the California missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans.  Santa Barbara
The Santa Barbara Mission. Established in 1786, Mission Santa Barbara was the tenth of the California missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans. Santa Barbara.
Location: Santa Barbara Mission, California
Image ID: 14885  
The Santa Barbara Mission.  Established in 1786, Mission Santa Barbara was the tenth of the California missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans.  Santa Barbara
The Santa Barbara Mission. Established in 1786, Mission Santa Barbara was the tenth of the California missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans. Santa Barbara.
Location: Santa Barbara Mission, California
Image ID: 14886  
The Santa Barbara Mission.  Established in 1786, Mission Santa Barbara was the tenth of the California missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans.  Santa Barbara
The Santa Barbara Mission. Established in 1786, Mission Santa Barbara was the tenth of the California missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans. Santa Barbara.
Location: Santa Barbara Mission, California
Image ID: 14887  
The Santa Barbara Mission.  Established in 1786, Mission Santa Barbara was the tenth of the California missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans.  Santa Barbara
The Santa Barbara Mission. Established in 1786, Mission Santa Barbara was the tenth of the California missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans. Santa Barbara.
Location: Santa Barbara Mission, California
Image ID: 14888  
The Ty Warner Sea Center, a part of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, located on Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara Museum of History
The Ty Warner Sea Center, a part of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, located on Stearns Wharf.
Location: Santa Barbara Museum of History, California
Image ID: 14889  
The Ty Warner Sea Center, a part of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, located on Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara Museum of History
The Ty Warner Sea Center, a part of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, located on Stearns Wharf.
Location: Santa Barbara Museum of History, California
Image ID: 14890  
Inside of the parish of the Santa Barbara Mission.  Established in 1786, Mission Santa Barbara was the tenth of the California missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans.  Santa Barbara
Inside of the parish of the Santa Barbara Mission. Established in 1786, Mission Santa Barbara was the tenth of the California missions to be founded by the Spanish Franciscans. Santa Barbara.
Location: Santa Barbara Mission, California
Image ID: 14891  
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud.  Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud. Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara.
Location: Gaviota State Beach, Santa Barbara, California
Image ID: 14892  
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud.  Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud. Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara.
Location: Gaviota State Beach, Santa Barbara, California
Image ID: 14893  
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud.  Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud. Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara.
Location: Gaviota State Beach, Santa Barbara, California
Image ID: 14894  
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud.  Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud. Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara.
Location: Gaviota State Beach, Santa Barbara, California
Image ID: 14895  
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud.  Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud. Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara.
Location: Gaviota State Beach, Santa Barbara, California
Image ID: 14896  
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud.  Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud. Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara.
Location: Gaviota State Beach, Santa Barbara, California
Image ID: 14897  
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud.  Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud. Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara.
Location: Gaviota State Beach, Santa Barbara, California
Image ID: 14898  
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud.  Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara
Shale is a fine-grained detrital sedimentary rock formed by the compaction of clay, silt, or mud. Shale is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years and often breaks into big flat pieces. Here layers of shale emerge from the sand and cliffs at Gaviota State Beach north of Santa Barbara.
Location: Gaviota State Beach, Santa Barbara, California
Image ID: 14899  
California sea lion and diver, Zalophus californianus, Santa Barbara Island
California sea lion and diver.
Species: California sea lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 01981  
Blacksmith amidst kelp forest, Chromis punctipinnis, Macrocystis pyrifera, Santa Barbara Island
Blacksmith amidst kelp forest.
Species: Blacksmith, Chromis punctipinnis, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 02410  
Kelp frond, Macrocystis pyrifera, Santa Barbara Island
Kelp frond.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 02442  
Kelp stipes and blades, Macrocystis pyrifera, Santa Barbara Island
Kelp stipes and blades.
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 02499  
California sea lion, Zalophus californianus, Santa Barbara Island
California sea lion.
Species: California sea lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 03052  
California sea lions, Zalophus californianus, Santa Barbara Island
California sea lions.
Species: California sea lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 03058  
California sea lions, Zalophus californianus, Santa Barbara Island
California sea lions.
Species: California sea lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 03098  
California sea lion, Zalophus californianus, Santa Barbara Island
California sea lion.
Species: California sea lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 03099  
California sea lion, Zalophus californianus, Santa Barbara Island
California sea lion.
Species: California sea lion, Zalophus californianus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 03101  
Purple sea urchins on rocky reef amid kelp forest, Macrocystis pyrifera, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Santa Barbara Island
Purple sea urchins on rocky reef amid kelp forest.
Species: Purple urchin, Macrocystis pyrifera, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 03111