Kelp Fronds Showing Pneumatocysts Photo



Kelp fronds showing pneumatocysts, bouyant gas-filled bubble-like structures which float the kelp plant off the ocean bottom toward the surface, where it will spread to form a roof-like canopy. Santa Barbara Island, California, USA, natural history stock photograph, photo id 35827Add To Light Table
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Kelp fronds showing pneumatocysts, bouyant gas-filled bubble-like structures which float the kelp plant off the ocean bottom toward the surface, where it will spread to form a roof-like canopy. Santa Barbara Island, California, USA

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Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
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