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Kelp Forest - Frond Closeup Photos
Kelp Forest - Frond Closeup
Grayscale - Black and White version of KLG-004
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-069 request pricing

Blacksmith Schooling Around Elkhorn Kelp Images
Blacksmith Schooling Around Elkhorn Kelp
Dark blue Damselfish with black spots on body.
species: Chromis punctipinnis
photo-id: FGE-072 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Bat Ray
Bat Ray
Often seen swimming in the mid water column they can also be found sitting motionless on the bottom.
species: Myliobatis californica
photo-id: FRA-016 request pricing Google Earth

Bat Ray Pictures
Bat Ray
This Bat Ray is foraging by swimming along the bottom then using its large head to dig for shellfish.
species: Myliobatis californica
photo-id: FRA-018 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of California Kelp Forest
California Kelp Forest
As the oceans equivalent of trees, a kelp plant shares many of their features. At the base is a large structure called a holdfast which form the roots. Then there is the stipes which make up its trunk and branches. Flat blade like structures then form the leaves.
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-067 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of California Spiny Lobster
California Spiny Lobster
Large Crustacean has very long antennae and lacks large claws.
species: Panulirus interruptus
photo-id: LOB-010 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Northern Elephant Seal With Cookiecutter Shark Bite
Northern Elephant Seal With Cookiecutter Shark Bite
This female elephant seal shows the characteristic round wound which is the result of a recent Cookiecutter Shark bite.
species: Mirounga angustirostris
photo-id: ELE-049 request pricing Google Earth

Guadalupe Fur Seal Stock Photography
Guadalupe Fur Seal
Adult fur seal lounging in the sun on the rocky shoreline of Guadalupe Island.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-012 request pricing Google Earth

Guadalupe Fur Seal Photos
Guadalupe Fur Seal
Fur seal leaping into the ocean.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-017 request pricing Google Earth

Guadalupe Fur Seal Images
Guadalupe Fur Seal
Negotiating the rocks prior to entering the water.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-023 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Guadalupe Fur Seal with Cookiecutter Shark Bite
Guadalupe Fur Seal with Cookiecutter Shark Bite
This is a fresh Cookiecutter Shark bite. The shark must not of had a clean bite as normally a perfectly round plug of flesh is removed. This bite shows a flap of skin remaining. Although an ugly wound the unlucky recipient normally heals leaving only a minor scar.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-024 request pricing Google Earth

Guadalupe Island One Time Church Later Used as a Jail Pictures
Guadalupe Island One Time Church Later Used as a Jail
photo-id: MXG-002 request pricing

Stock photos of Guadalupe Island Barren Rocky Terrain
Guadalupe Island Barren Rocky Terrain
photo-id: MXG-004 request pricing

Pictures of Guadalupe Island Complex Volcanic Rock Formations
Guadalupe Island Complex Volcanic Rock Formations
photo-id: MXG-007 request pricing

Stock images of DeepSee Submarine
DeepSee Submarine
A school of Scad Mackerel frame the submersible DeepSee as it ascends from a dive off Guadalupe Island Mexico.
photo-id: ORV-021 request pricing Google Earth

 
Guadalupe Island Panoramic - Isla Guadalupe Stock Photography
Guadalupe Island Panoramic - Isla Guadalupe
Guadalupe Island is a remote eastern pacific island located roughly 150 miles off the coast of Baja Mexico and about 250 miles southwest of Ensenada. (Panoramic - 19174x2677 pixels)
photo-id: PAN-059 request pricing

Great White Shark Underwater Photos
Great White Shark Underwater
Scad Mackerel in background.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-038 request pricing Google Earth

Great White Shark Images
Great White Shark
White Shark attracted with the use of chum and bait in this case tuna.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-041 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Great White Shark Underwater
Great White Shark Underwater
Great White Sharks can reach nineteen feet or more in length. They begin life feeding on fish. Once reaching a size of about 9 to 10 feet they begin to prey on marine mammals such as seals and sea lions.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-042 request pricing Google Earth

Great White Shark Pictures
Great White Shark
She is in desperate need of a facial. This is a large female Great White with many scars and bites likely delivered by adoring males while mating.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-048 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Great White Shark with California Sea Lion
Great White Shark with California Sea Lion
Once the seals are aware of a shark they have the upper hand in the encounter. This shark ended up basically chasing in own tail in fruitless efforts to lunge after the darting seals.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-049 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Great White Shark Dorsal Fin
Great White Shark Dorsal Fin
Great White Shark dorsal fin in late afternoon light.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-056 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Great White Shark Feeding Behavior
Great White Shark Feeding Behavior
Classic attack behavior is to ascend from deep water then lunge at their prey on the surface.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-058 request pricing Google Earth

Yellowfin Tuna Bit Off by Great White Shark Stock Photography
Yellowfin Tuna Bit Off by Great White Shark
At Guadalupe Island large tuna are often bit off by White Sharks before they can be landed by fisherman. This Yellowfin Tuna well into the hundred pound class was torn completely in half by a single bite from a large Great White.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-060 request pricing Google Earth

Great White Shark Photos
Great White Shark
Individuals tagged off the Baja Coast have been found to cross the Pacific nearly to Hawaii and then return each year.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-005 request pricing Google Earth

Great White Shark Images
Great White Shark
Each individual has a unique countershading color pattern, having a dark coloration above then abruptly transitioning to white below the midline.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-006 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Great White Shark
Great White Shark
They are an incredibly successful species, examples of their fossil vertebrae have been dated to the Pliocene Age or about one-million years old.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-007 request pricing Google Earth

Great White Shark Pictures
Great White Shark
Weight can range to over five thousand pounds and has been documented to have a lifespan of well over twenty years.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-008 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Great White Shark Underwater
Great White Shark Underwater
Individuals tagged off the Baja Coast have been found to cross the Pacific nearly to Hawaii and then return each year.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-009 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Great White Shark
Great White Shark
Can reach nineteen feet or more in length. They begin life feeding on fish. Once reaching a size of about 9 to 10 feet they begin to prey on marine mammals such as seals and sea lions.
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-034 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Guadalupe Fur Seal
Guadalupe Fur Seal
By the late eighteen hundreds had been hunted nearly to extinction. Still rarely seen other than at Guadalupe and San Benitos Islands Baja Mexico.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-001 request pricing Google Earth

Guadalupe Fur Seal Stock Photography
Guadalupe Fur Seal
Often when lounging on the surface groups of Fur Seals will hang in a head down position. It is believed this is done to keep a keen eye out for predators such as Great White Sharks which are found in large numbers at Guadalupe Island.
species: Arctocephalus townsendi
photo-id: GFS-003 request pricing Google Earth

see also
| Algae | Anemones | Bat Ray | Birch Aquarium | Black Seabass | California Moray Eel | California Sea Lion | Cookiecutter Shark |
| DeepSee Submarine | Dolphin | Drift Kelp | Fur Seal | Garibaldi | Gorgonians | Great White Shark | Guadalupe Cardinal Fish |
| Guadalupe Fur Seal | Guadalupe Island | Harbor Seal | Harbor Seals | Hydrocoral | Kelp Crab | Kelp Forest | Marine Fish |
| Marine Invertebrates | Marine Mammals | Marine Science | Northern Elephant Seal | Octopus | Otters | Panoramic Images |
| Scythe Butterflyfish | Sea Lion | Sea Otter | Sharks Common to California | Sheephead | Shortfin Mako Shark | Spiny Lobster |
| Starfish | Threatened Species | Urchins | Whales |

species represented
Arctocephalus townsendi, Carcharodon carcharias, Chromis punctipinnis, Macrocystis pyrifera, Mirounga angustirostris,
Myliobatis californica, Panulirus interruptus

keywords
Abandoned, Beds, Behavior, Black And White, Bull, Bull Kelp, California, Churches, Cookie Cutter, Crustacean, Dangerous,
Deep See, Eagle Ray, Endangered Species, Fishes, Formation, Frond, Fronds, Geology, Giant Kelp, Global Warming, Grayscale,
Harem, Harems, Isla, Jaws, Kelps, Lava Flow, Lions, Lobsters, Macrocystis, Mammal, Man Eater, Marine Biology, Marine Science,
Open Ocean, Pacific, Panorama, Panoramas, Panoramic, Panoramics, Pelagic, Pelagophycus, Pinniped, Pinnipeds, Pointer,
Professional California Stock, Rays, Research, Rookery, Seals, Seaweed, Shark, Sharks, Submarine, Submarines, Submersibles,
White Death, Wound, Wounds, Porra

related blog posts
DeepSee Submarine 2008 Expedition to Guadalupe Island
Guadalupe Island

external links - (Links to external website reference material.)
| Discovery Channel - Great White Shark | Encyclopedia Britannica Great White Shark | MarineBio Guadalupe Fur Seal |
| Monterey Bay Aquarium | Monterey Bay Aquarium | NOAA Fisheries Guadalupe Fur Seal | National Geographic Great White Shark |
| University of California Museum of Paleontology Great White Shark | Wikipedia Great White Shark | Wikipedia Guadalupe Fur Seal |

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