Kelp detail showing pneumatocysts (air bladders), Macrocystis pyrifera

Kelp detail showing pneumatocysts (air bladders). San Clemente Island, California, USA, Macrocystis pyrifera, natural history stock photograph, photo id 03051
Kelp is constantly in motion, tossed about by currents, swells and, for those plants reaching the surface, the wind.

Kelp detail showing pneumatocysts (air bladders). San Clemente Island, California, USA

Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island, California
Image ID: 03051
Format: Film 2:3
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