Strongylocentrotus Purpuratus Photos

Juvenile garibaldi and purple urchins, Coronado Islands, Hypsypops rubicundus, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado)
Juvenile garibaldi and purple urchins, Coronado Islands.
Species: Garibaldi, Hypsypops rubicundus, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 02513  
Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast, Macrocystis pyrifera, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Santa Barbara Island
Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast.
Species: Purple urchin, Macrocystis pyrifera, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 03404  
Purple sea urchins on rocky reef amid kelp forest, Macrocystis pyrifera, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Santa Barbara Island
Purple sea urchins on rocky reef amid kelp forest.
Species: Purple urchin, Macrocystis pyrifera, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 03111  
Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast, Macrocystis pyrifera, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Santa Barbara Island
Purple urchins destroying/eating giant kelp holdfast.
Species: Purple urchin, Macrocystis pyrifera, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 03403  
Purple sea urchin, spawning, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Purple sea urchin, spawning.
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Image ID: 05346  
Purple urchin attacked by starfish, Coronados, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado)
Purple urchin attacked by starfish, Coronados.
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 01984  
Purple urchin and strawberry anemones on rocky California reef, Corynactis californica, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Purple urchin and strawberry anemones on rocky California reef.
Species: Purple urchin, Corynactis californica, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: California
Image ID: 03799  
Purple and black sea urchins on a rocky reef.  The urchins will clear all kelp off a reef if their population is not held in balance by predictors.  Santa Barbara Island, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Purple and black sea urchins on a rocky reef. The urchins will clear all kelp off a reef if their population is not held in balance by predictors. Santa Barbara Island.
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 10142  
Sea otter rests on the ocean surface, grasping a purple sea urchin it has just pulled up off the ocean bottom and will shortly eat. Monterey, Enhydra lutris, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Sea otter rests on the ocean surface, grasping a purple sea urchin it has just pulled up off the ocean bottom and will shortly eat. Monterey.
Species: Sea otter, Enhydra lutris, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: Monterey, California
Image ID: 15067  
Sea otter rests on the ocean surface, grasping a purple sea urchin it has just pulled up off the ocean bottom and will shortly eat. Monterey, Enhydra lutris, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Sea otter rests on the ocean surface, grasping a purple sea urchin it has just pulled up off the ocean bottom and will shortly eat. Monterey.
Species: Sea otter, Enhydra lutris, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Location: Monterey, California
Image ID: 15068  
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