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Harbor Seal Lounging in Drift Kelp Photos
Harbor Seal Lounging in Drift Kelp
Harbor Seals will range many miles offshore in search of food. This guy was resting in some drift kelp more than twelve miles from the nearest land.
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-038 request pricing Google Earth

Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp Images
Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp
This animal spent over an hour right at the surface hanging around this Kelp Patty.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-034 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp
Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp
This animal spent over an hour right at the surface hanging around this Kelp Patty.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-037 request pricing Google Earth

Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp Pictures
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp
Several juveniles being cleaned by Medialunas. Large amounts of baitfish as well.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-059 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Yellowtail Offshore on Drift Kelp
Yellowtail Offshore on Drift Kelp
Yellowtail tend to congregate around drift kelp and other objects found floating offshore. Almost any floating object can attract baitfish which in term attracts larger fish such as Yellowtail and other gamefish.
species: Seriola lalandi
photo-id: FYE-012 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Yellowtail Offshore on Drift Kelp
Yellowtail Offshore on Drift Kelp
Yellowtail tend to congregate around drift kelp and other objects found floating offshore. Almost any floating object can attract baitfish which in term attracts larger fish such as Yellowtail and other gamefish.
species: Seriola lalandi
photo-id: FYE-013 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Dorado or Mahi mahi
Dorado or Mahi mahi
Often found recruiting around floating objects such a drift Kelp.
species: Coryphaena hippurus
photo-id: FDO-003 request pricing Google Earth

Dorado or Mahi mahi Stock Photography
Dorado or Mahi mahi
Often found recruiting around floating objects such a drift Kelp.
species: Coryphaena hippurus
photo-id: FDO-004 request pricing Google Earth

Dorado or Mahi mahi Photos
Dorado or Mahi mahi
Often found recruiting around floating objects such a drift Kelp.
species: Coryphaena hippurus
photo-id: FDO-007 request pricing Google Earth

Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp Images
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp
The Ocean Sunfish has gritty sandpaper like skin which for protection from parasites is covered with large amounts of mucus.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-030 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola with diver
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola with diver
The heaviest Sunfish on record was taken in Japan. At nearly 9 feet long it weighed over 5,000 pounds.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-032 request pricing Google Earth

Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola Pictures
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Estimated lifespan can likely exceed 20 years.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-035 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp
Feed on jellyfish and other plankton. Weight to 3000 lbs. Often found beneath drift kelp.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-042 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-048 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Feed on jellyfish and other plankton. Weight to 3000 lbs. Often found beneath drift kelp.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-049 request pricing Google Earth

Humpback Whale In Drift Kelp Stock Photography
Humpback Whale In Drift Kelp
This was an interesting behavior. A mother with calf went out of her way to swim into then rollup in a large patch of drift kelp.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-030 request pricing Google Earth

Harbor Seal Lounging in Drift Kelp Photos
Harbor Seal Lounging in Drift Kelp
Harbor Seals will range many miles offshore in search of food. This guy was resting in some drift kelp more than twelve miles from the nearest land.
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-037 request pricing Google Earth

Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp Images
Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp
This animal spent over an hour right at the surface hanging around this Kelp Patty.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-035 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp
Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp
This animal spent over an hour right at the surface hanging around this Kelp Patty.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-036 request pricing Google Earth

Torrey Pines - Drift Kelp Along Blacks Beach Pictures
Torrey Pines - Drift Kelp Along Blacks Beach
photo-id: TOR-108 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Quite varied in there coloration, Ocean Sunfish range from dark gray to white to silver and sometimes have an iridescent sheen. At timed very evenly colored, others being heavily mottled.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-057 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-058 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Dorado or Mahi mahi School
Dorado or Mahi mahi School
Often found recruiting around floating objects such a drift Kelp.
species: Coryphaena hippurus
photo-id: FDO-018 request pricing Google Earth

Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola Stock Photography
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-056 request pricing Google Earth

Logs and Drift Wood on a Beach Photos
Logs and Drift Wood on a Beach
photo-id: BCL-013 request pricing

Logs and Drift Wood on a Beach Images
Logs and Drift Wood on a Beach
photo-id: BCL-014 request pricing

Stock photography of Dorado or Mahi mahi
Dorado or Mahi mahi
Often found recruiting around floating objects such a drift Kelp.
species: Coryphaena hippurus
photo-id: FDO-001 request pricing Google Earth

Dorado or Mahi mahi Pictures
Dorado or Mahi mahi
Often found recruiting around floating objects such a drift Kelp.
species: Coryphaena hippurus
photo-id: FDO-002 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Dorado or Mahi mahi
Dorado or Mahi mahi
Often found recruiting around floating objects such a drift Kelp.
species: Coryphaena hippurus
photo-id: FDO-006 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Dorado or Mahi mahi
Dorado or Mahi mahi
Often found recruiting around floating objects such a drift Kelp.
species: Coryphaena hippurus
photo-id: FDO-008 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Dorado or Mahi mahi
Dorado or Mahi mahi
Often found recruiting around floating objects such a drift Kelp.
species: Coryphaena hippurus
photo-id: FDO-009 request pricing Google Earth

Dorado or Mahi mahi Stock Photography
Dorado or Mahi mahi
Often found recruiting around floating objects such a drift Kelp.
species: Coryphaena hippurus
photo-id: FDO-010 request pricing Google Earth

see also
| Alaska | Bald Eagle | Birch Aquarium | Blacks Beach | Blue Whale | British Columbia | Brown Bear | Brydes Whale |
| California Coast | California Sea Lion | Deer | Dolphin | Drift Kelp | Endangered Species | Fin Whale | Fur Seal |
| Gamefish | Gray Whale | Jellyfish | Krill | La Jolla | Marine Fish | Marine Mammals | Northern Elephant Seal | Oceanside |
| Pacific Beach | Plankton | San Diego Del Mar | Sea Otter | Squid | Torrey Pines | Waves Surf | Whales |

species represented
Coryphaena hippurus, Megaptera novaeangliae, Mola mola, Phoca vitulina, Seriola lalandi

keywords
Baleen, Beaches, Behavior, Cetacea, Cetacean, Cetaceans, Cleaning, Cliffs, Dive, Diver, Diving, Dolphinfish, Drift Kelp,
Endangered Species, Erosion, Fishes, Fishing, Flukes, Gamefish, Humpbacks, Kelp, Mammal, Offshore, Open Ocean, Paddy,
Paddy Patty, Patties, Patty, Pattys, Pelagic, Pinniped, Pinnipeds, Professional California Stock, Reflection, Reflections,
Reserve, Reserves, Sandstone, Scuba Diver, Seals, Sounding, State Beach, Tail, Schooling

related blog posts
Harbor Seal Lounging in Drift Kelp
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola Under Drift Kelp

external links - (Links to external website reference material.)
| American Cetacean Society Humpback Whale | Encyclopedia Britannica Mola | MexFish.com Dorado | MexFish.com Yellowtail |
| National Geographic Mola mola | Wikipedia Humpback Whale | Wikipedia Mahi mahi | Wikipedia Ocean Sunfish | Wikipedia Yellowtail |
| http://www.oceansunfish.org/ |

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