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Juvenile garibaldi and purple urchins, Coronado Islands, Hypsypops rubicundus, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus,, Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado) Add To Light Table Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Macrocystis pyrifera, Santa Barbara Island Add To Light Table Purple sea urchins on rocky reef amid kelp forest, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Macrocystis pyrifera, Santa Barbara Island Add To Light Table
Juvenile garibaldi and purple urchins, Coronado Islands.
Image ID: 02513  
Species: Garibaldi, Hypsypops rubicundus, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico
 
Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast.
Image ID: 03404  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 
Purple sea urchins on rocky reef amid kelp forest.
Image ID: 03111  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 
Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Macrocystis pyrifera, Santa Barbara Island Add To Light Table Purple and red urchins, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus, Santa Barbara Island Add To Light Table Purple sea urchin, spawning, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus Add To Light Table
Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast.
Image ID: 03403  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 
Purple and red urchins.
Image ID: 04725  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 
Purple sea urchin, spawning.
Image ID: 05346  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
 
Purple urchin attacked by starfish, Coronados, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado) Add To Light Table Red urchin on rocky California reef, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus Add To Light Table Red urchin on rocky California reef, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus Add To Light Table
Purple urchin attacked by starfish, Coronados.
Image ID: 01984  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico
 
Red urchin on rocky California reef.
Image ID: 03801  
Species: Red urchin, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Location: California, USA
 
Red urchin on rocky California reef.
Image ID: 03802  
Species: Red urchin, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Location: California, USA
 
Purple and red urchins, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus, Santa Barbara Island Add To Light Table Purple and red urchins, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus, Santa Barbara Island Add To Light Table Purple and red urchins, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus, Santa Barbara Island Add To Light Table
Purple and red urchins.
Image ID: 04724  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 
Purple and red urchins.
Image ID: 04727  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 
Purple and red urchins.
Image ID: 04730  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 
Small fish trapped in spines of unidentified urchin, San Miguel Island Add To Light Table Urchin holes on rocky reef, Albany, James Island Add To Light Table Red urchin, strawberry anemones and aggregating anemones on rocky California reef, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus, Anthopleura elegantissima, Corynactis californica Add To Light Table
Small fish trapped in spines of unidentified urchin.
Image ID: 07016  
Location: San Miguel Island, California, USA
 
Urchin holes on rocky reef, Albany.
Image ID: 01885  
Location: James Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Red urchin, strawberry anemones and aggregating anemones on rocky California reef.
Image ID: 03798  
Species: Red urchin, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus, Anthopleura elegantissima, Corynactis californica
Location: California, USA
 
Purple urchin and strawberry anemones on rocky California reef, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Corynactis californica Add To Light Table Purple and red urchins, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus, Santa Barbara Island Add To Light Table Purple and red urchins, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus, Santa Barbara Island Add To Light Table
Purple urchin and strawberry anemones on rocky California reef.
Image ID: 03799  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Corynactis californica
Location: California, USA
 
Purple and red urchins.
Image ID: 04726  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 
Purple and red urchins.
Image ID: 04728  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 
Purple and red urchins, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus, Santa Barbara Island Add To Light Table Purple and red urchins, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus, Santa Barbara Island Add To Light Table Unidentified marine urchins in a rock crevice, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Add To Light Table
Purple and red urchins.
Image ID: 04729  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 
Purple and red urchins.
Image ID: 04731  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 
Unidentified marine urchins in a rock crevice.
Image ID: 09577  
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
 
Unidentified marine urchin, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe) Add To Light Table Wolf eel, although similar in shape to eels, is cartilaginous and not a true fish.  Its powerful jaws can crush invertibrates, such as spiny sea urchins.  It can grow to 6 feet (2m) in length, Anarrhichthys ocellatus Add To Light Table Purple and black sea urchins on a rocky reef.  The urchins will clear all kelp off a reef if their population is not held in balance by predictors.  Santa Barbara Island, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus Add To Light Table
Unidentified marine urchin.
Image ID: 09579  
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
 
Wolf eel, although similar in shape to eels, is cartilaginous and not a true fish. Its powerful jaws can crush invertibrates, such as spiny sea urchins. It can grow to 6 feet (2m) in length.
Image ID: 09835  
Species: Wolf eel, Anarrhichthys ocellatus
 
Purple and black sea urchins on a rocky reef. The urchins will clear all kelp off a reef if their population is not held in balance by predictors. Santa Barbara Island.
Image ID: 10142  
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 


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Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Color and Pattern  >  Adult - Juvenile Difference
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Color and Pattern  >  Spot
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Anatomy  >  Juvenile
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Damselfish (Pomacentridae)  >  Garibaldi
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Indo-Pacific  >  California / Baja California
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Anemone
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Coral  >  Corallimorphs / False Coral
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Echinoderm  >  Seastar / Starfish
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Marine Invertebrate Anatomy  >  Polyp
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Marine Invertebrate Anatomy  >  Spine
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Marine Invertebrate Behavior  >  Feeding
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Marine Invertebrate Behavior  >  Reproduction / Mating
Gallery  >  Kelp Forest
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Channel Islands  >  San Miguel Island
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Channel Islands  >  Santa Barbara Island
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Coronado Islands
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  International  >  Isla Guadalupe Special Biosphere Reserve (Mexico)
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  National Marine Sanctuaries  >  Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary  >  San Miguel Island
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  National Marine Sanctuaries  >  Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary  >  Santa Barbara Island
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  World Heritage Sites  >  Galapagos Islands (Ecuador)
Location  >  USA  >  California  >  Santa Barbara Island
Location  >  World  >  Ecuador  >  Galapagos Islands  >  James Island (Santiago)
Location  >  World  >  Mexico  >  Coronado Islands
Location  >  World  >  Mexico  >  Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)
Natural World  >  Habitat  >  Kelp Forest  >  Animal In Kelp
Plant  >  Marine Plant  >  Giant Kelp
Plant  >  Marine Plant  >  Giant Kelp  >  Frond / Stipe / Pneumatocyst / Detail
Subject  >  Technique  >  Captivity  >  Aquarium
Subject  >  Technique  >  Underwater

Species Appearing Among These Images:
Anarrhichthys ocellatus
Anthopleura elegantissima
Corynactis californica
Hypsypops rubicundus
Macrocystis pyrifera
Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

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