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SHARKS, RAYS, TURTLES
BLACK & WHITE
BALI, LOMBOK, KOMODO
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CA-1. Giant Kelp
A large frond of Macrocystis arcs in the sea, buoyed by its gas-filled pneumatocysts.
CA-2. I See You!
A California Spiny Lobster boldly approaches a visitor in the protected Channel Islands Marine Preserve.
TE-2. Kelp and Coral
A natural composition of giant kelp with tiny soft gorgonian coral polyps. Anacapa Island, California.
CA-4. Sheephead Adult
Portrait of fully mature Sheephead fish, Catalina Island, California.
CA-5. Catalina Reef Life
A reef scene with colorful sea fans, hydrocoral and a Sheephead fish on Farnsworth Banks, Catalina, California.
CA-6. Garibaldi Hello
The California State Marine Fish, the Garibaldi brings brilliant color to the reef.
CA-7. Kelp Forest I
Sunbeams peeking through the kelp canopy illuminate the rocky reef in California's Channel Islands National Park. Catalina Island.
CA-8. Juvenile Sheephead
A juvenile Sheephead fins over for a close up. Catalina Island, California
CA-9. Kelp Forest II
A fisheye view of the Kelp Forest of Catalina Island.
A brilliant cup coral on the reef at San Miguel Island, California.
Ca-11. Neon Anemones
Santa Cruz Island reef with multi-colored sea anemones and bull kelp.
CA-12. Garibaldi Curiosity
Normally shy, this Garibaldi stops for a curious look near Catalina Island, California.
Hot pink Hopkins Rose nudibranchs gather for a love fest off San Miguel Island, California. There are at least 7 in this cluster.
CA-14. Juvenile Freckle Face
A juvenile garibaldi pauses for a curious look in the kelp forest. Catalina Island, California.
CA-15. Anacapa Reef Life
A reef scene with sea stars, kelp and fish typical of the Channel Islands National Park.
NU-1. Spanish Shawl
A beautifully colored Flabellenopsis iodinea hangs on in the current. Anacapa Island, California.
CA-17. Gorgonian Forest
A rocky reef is highlighted by bright pink gorgonia on Farnsworth Banks, Catalina, California.
CA-18. Kelp and Top Snail
A large Norris Top Snail crawls over a pneumatocyst in the kelp. Santa Cruz Island, Channel Islands National Park, California.
CA-19. Bull Kelp
A cluster of bull kelp and top snails on the reef in Channel Islands National Park. Santa Cruz Island.
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