Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus



Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast. Santa Barbara Island, California, USA, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Macrocystis pyrifera, natural history stock photograph, photo id 03403Add To Light Table
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Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast. Santa Barbara Island, California, USA

Stock Photo: 03403
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
Format: Film 2:3
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