Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera, #02504

Kelp bed. San Clemente Island, California, USA, Macrocystis pyrifera, natural history stock photograph, photo id 02504
New growth occurs at the elevated end of the plant. When it reaches the surface, the kelp plant continues to grow and will spread out at the surface to form a thick canopy.

Kelp bed. San Clemente Island, California, USA

Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island, California
Image ID: 02504
Format: Film 2:3
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