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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

Rissos Dolphin Jumping Images
Rissos Dolphin Jumping
species: Grampus griseus
photo-id: DOG-031 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Varies widely in size and coloration throughout its range. In adults one of its distinguishing characteristics is its spots.
species: Stenella attenuata
photo-id: DPS-002 request pricing Google Earth

Pantropical Spotted Dolphin Pictures
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Prior to the 1980?s and improved capture methods by Purse Seiners fishing for tuna this species was declining rapidly in the eastern Pacific.
species: Stenella attenuata
photo-id: DPS-003 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Varies widely in size and coloration throughout its range. In adults one of its distinguishing characteristics is its spots.
species: Stenella attenuata
photo-id: DPS-005 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Feeding on a Sardine baitball.
species: Stenella attenuata
photo-id: DPS-008 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Prior to the 1980?s and improved capture methods by Purse Seiners fishing for tuna this species was declining rapidly in the eastern Pacific.
species: Stenella attenuata
photo-id: DPS-012 request pricing Google Earth

Common Dolphin Underwater Stock Photography
Common Dolphin Underwater
Abundant dolphin often found in large groups. Habitat is offshore waters along continental shelfs.
species: Delphinus delphis
photo-id: DOC-021 request pricing Google Earth

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

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

Guadalupe Fur Seal with Cookiecutter Shark Bite Pictures
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

Stock photos of Common Dolphin
Common Dolphin
They are considered a medium sized dolphin with individuals ranging to about seven feet in length.
species: Delphinus delphis
photo-id: DOC-019 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin
Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin
A Bottlenose Dolphin rides the bow of our boat.
species: Tursiops truncatus
photo-id: DBN-011 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Rissos Dolphin
Rissos Dolphin
Most often found in small groups Primarily eat squid also feed on a number of baitfish species.
species: Grampus griseus
photo-id: DOG-030 request pricing Google Earth

Harbor Seals Haul Out at the Childrens Pool Stock Photography
Harbor Seals Haul Out at the Childrens Pool
Earless seal. Enjoy hauling out and basking in the sun. Can remain submerged for nearly 30 minutes.
species: Phoca vitulina
photo-id: HAR-029 request pricing Google Earth

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Photos
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
At seven to eight feet in length and three hundred pounds or more when mature White-Sided are a large dolphin species.
species: Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus
photo-id: DOW-059 request pricing Google Earth

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Images
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
White-Sided playing the kelp game. I have now witnessed this behavior numerous times. An Individual will pickup a piece of drift kelp using either their pectoral fins dorsal fin tail or mouth. A game of keep-away will then ensue with any number of individuals pursuing the one with the kelp.
species: Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus
photo-id: DOW-064 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
Most often found off the coast of Southern California from about October through March but can be spotted year round.
species: Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus
photo-id: DOW-054 request pricing Google Earth

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Underwater Pictures
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Underwater
At seven to eight feet in length and three hundred pounds or more when mature White-Sided are a large dolphin species.
species: Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus
photo-id: DOW-052 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin Underwater
Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin Underwater
Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin known for their natural leaping behaviors are often used in captive shows at zoos and aquaria. In the wild they are often seen inshore even just outside surf breaks along the shoreline.
species: Tursiops truncatus
photo-id: DBN-005 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Rissos Dolphin
Rissos Dolphin
Most often found in small groups Primarily eat squid also feed on a number of baitfish species.
species: Grampus griseus
photo-id: DOG-016 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Rissos Dolphin
Rissos Dolphin
Most often found in small groups Primarily eat squid also feed on a number of baitfish species.
species: Grampus griseus
photo-id: DOG-017 request pricing Google Earth

Rissos Dolphin Stock Photography
Rissos Dolphin
Most often found in small groups Primarily eat squid also feed on a number of baitfish species.
species: Grampus griseus
photo-id: DOG-019 request pricing Google Earth

Rissos Dolphin Jumping - Spyhop Photos
Rissos Dolphin Jumping - Spyhop
Most often found in small groups Primarily eat squid also feed on a number of baitfish species.
species: Grampus griseus
photo-id: DOG-021 request pricing Google Earth

Rissos Dolphin Jumping - Spyhop Images
Rissos Dolphin Jumping - Spyhop
species: Grampus griseus
photo-id: DOG-022 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Rissos Dolphin
Rissos Dolphin
Most often found in small groups Primarily eat squid also feed on a number of baitfish species.
species: Grampus griseus
photo-id: DOG-027 request pricing Google Earth

Rissos Dolphin Pictures
Rissos Dolphin
species: Grampus griseus
photo-id: DOG-028 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Common Dolphin Jumping
Common Dolphin Jumping
They are considered a medium sized dolphin with individuals ranging to about seven feet in length.
species: Delphinus delphis
photo-id: DOC-012 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Common Dolphin
Common Dolphin
They are considered a medium sized dolphin with individuals ranging to about seven feet in length.
species: Delphinus delphis
photo-id: DOC-014 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Pod of Common Dolphin
Pod of Common Dolphin
Abundant dolphin often found in large groups. Habitat is offshore waters along continental shelfs.
species: Delphinus delphis
photo-id: DOC-016 request pricing Google Earth

Pod of Common Dolphin Jumping Stock Photography
Pod of Common Dolphin Jumping
Off San Diego in the summer they are often seen in association with Yellowfin Tuna.
species: Delphinus delphis
photo-id: DOC-017 request pricing Google Earth

see also
| California Sea Lion | Common Dolphin | Cookiecutter Shark | Dolphin | Fur Seal | Guadalupe Island | Harbor Seal |
| Marine Mammals | Northern Elephant Seal | Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin | Pacific White-Sided Dolphin | Rissos Dolphin |
| Sea Otter | Threatened Species | Tuna Seiner | Whales |

species represented
Arctocephalus townsendi, Delphinus delphis, Grampus griseus, Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus, Phoca vitulina, Stenella attenuata,
Tursiops truncatus

keywords
Bottlenosed, Breach, Breaching, Cetacea, Cetacean, Cetaceans, Cookie Cutter, Dolphins, Drift Kelp, Endangered Species,
Jumper, Jumpers, Kelp, Leaping, Offshore, Open Ocean, Pelagic, Pinniped, Pinnipeds, Porpoise, Professional California Stock,
Seals, Shark, Sharks, Surface, Underwater, White Sided, Wound, Wounds

external links - (Links to external website reference material.)
| American Cetacean Society Common Dolphin | MarineBio Common Dolphin | MarineBio Guadalupe Fur Seal | MarineBio Pacific White-Sided Dolphin |
| MarineBio Rissos Dolphin | Monterey Bay Aquarium | NOAA Fisheries Common Dolphin | NOAA Fisheries Guadalupe Fur Seal |
| NOAA Fisheries Pacific White-Sided Dolphin | NOAA Fisheries Rissos Dolphin | Shedd Aquarium Pacific White-Sided Dolphin |
| Wikipedia Common Dolphin | Wikipedia Guadalupe Fur Seal | Wikipedia Harbor Seal | Wikipedia Pacific White-Sided Dolphin |
| Wikipedia Rissos Dolphin |

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