Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts, Macrocystis pyrifera



Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts. Pneumatocysts, gas-filled bladders, float the kelp off the ocean bottom toward the surface and sunlight, where the leaf-like blades and stipes of the kelp plant grow fastest. Catalina Island, California. USA, Macrocystis pyrifera, natural history stock photograph, photo id 37260Add To Light Table
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Kelp fronds and pneumatocysts. Pneumatocysts, gas-filled bladders, float the kelp off the ocean bottom toward the surface and sunlight, where the leaf-like blades and stipes of the kelp plant grow fastest. Catalina Island, California. USA

Stock Photo: 37260
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: Catalina Island, California, USA
Format: Digital 1:1
Other Names: kelp forest, seaweed, sea weed, sea grass, sargazo gigante, harina de kelp, giant kelp, harina de la macroalga, gedroogde kelp, zeewier, reuzenkelp, braendeltang, macroalga marina, Phaeophyceae
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