Garibaldi and golden gorgonian, Hypsypops rubicundus



Garibaldi and golden gorgonian, with a underwater forest of giant kelp rising in the background, underwater. Catalina Island, California, USA, Hypsypops rubicundus, Muricea californica, natural history stock photograph, photo id 23432Add To Light Table
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Garibaldi and golden gorgonian, with a underwater forest of giant kelp rising in the background, underwater. Catalina Island, California, USA

Stock Photo: 23432
Species: California golden gorgonian, Garibaldi, Hypsypops rubicundus, Muricea californica
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
Format: Digital 16:9
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