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Kelp Forest  Photos
Kelp Forest
Kelp forests have and continue to be the focus of much scientific research in California as they are a highly productive marine ecosystem which has been heavily impacted by pollution and over fishing.
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-043 request pricing Google Earth

Kelp Forest - Surface Canopy Images
Kelp Forest - Surface Canopy
Under ideal conditions Macrocystis can reach lengths of 100 feet or more within 1 to 2 years. A Kelp Forest supports an incredibly diverse community of marine life made up of nearly 800 known species.
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-045 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Kelp Forest - Frond Closeup
Kelp Forest - Frond Closeup
Under ideal conditions Macrocystis can reach lengths of 100 feet or more within 1 to 2 years. A Kelp Forest supports an incredibly diverse community of marine life made up of nearly 800 known species.
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-047 request pricing Google Earth

Kelp Forest - Plant Surrounded by Baitfish Pictures
Kelp Forest - Plant Surrounded by Baitfish
Under ideal conditions Macrocystis can reach lengths of 100 feet or more within 1 to 2 years. A Kelp Forest supports an incredibly diverse community of marine life made up of nearly 800 known species.
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-048 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Kelp Forest - Plant Surrounded by Baitfish
Kelp Forest - Plant Surrounded by Baitfish
Kelp is commercially harvested for Algin a compound used as a smoothing agent in hundreds of products. A few examples include cosmetics salad dressings canned foods and frozen foods such as ice cream. Only the upper canopy is cut away much like mowing a lawn. The Kelp Forest quickly re-grows and can be harvested multiple times per year.
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-049 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Kelp Forest - Frond Closeup
Kelp Forest - Frond Closeup
Under ideal conditions Macrocystis can reach lengths of 100 feet or more within 1 to 2 years. A Kelp Forest supports an incredibly diverse community of marine life made up of nearly 800 known species.
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-050 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Kelp Forest - Frond Closeup
Kelp Forest - Frond Closeup
Kelp is commercially harvested for Algin a compound used as a smoothing agent in hundreds of products. A few examples include cosmetics salad dressings canned foods and frozen foods such as ice cream. Only the upper canopy is cut away much like mowing a lawn. The Kelp Forest quickly re-grows and can be harvested multiple times per year.
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-051 request pricing Google Earth

California Kelp Forest Stock Photography
California Kelp Forest
Kelp forests have and continue to be the focus of much scientific research in California as they are a highly productive marine ecosystem which has been heavily impacted by pollution and over fishing.
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-052 request pricing Google Earth

Kelp Forest - Frond Closeup Photos
Kelp Forest - Frond Closeup
Under ideal conditions Macrocystis can reach lengths of 100 feet or more within 1 to 2 years. A Kelp Forest supports an incredibly diverse community of marine life made up of nearly 800 known species.
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-054 request pricing Google Earth

Kelp Forest - Frond Closeup Images
Kelp Forest - Frond Closeup
Under ideal conditions Macrocystis can reach lengths of 100 feet or more within 1 to 2 years. A Kelp Forest supports an incredibly diverse community of marine life made up of nearly 800 known species.
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-055 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Kelp Forest - Stipe and Bladders Detail
Kelp Forest - Stipe and Bladders Detail
Kelp is commercially harvested for Algin a compound used as a smoothing agent in hundreds of products. A few examples include cosmetics salad dressings canned foods and frozen foods such as ice cream. Only the upper canopy is cut away much like mowing a lawn. The Kelp Forest quickly re-grows and can be harvested multiple times per year.
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-056 request pricing Google Earth

Kelp Forest - Frond and Bladder Closeup Pictures
Kelp Forest - Frond and Bladder Closeup
Under ideal conditions Macrocystis can reach lengths of 100 feet or more within 1 to 2 years. A Kelp Forest supports an incredibly diverse community of marine life made up of nearly 800 known species.
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-057 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Purple Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp
Purple Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp
Short spines and deep purple coloration make this urchin easily identifiable. Diameter to 3.5 inches.
species: Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
photo-id: SUR-006 request pricing

Pictures of Crowned Sea Urchin
Crowned Sea Urchin
Long dark purple to black spines. Diameter to 7 inches.
species: Centrostephanus coronatus
photo-id: SUR-007 request pricing

Stock images of Purple Sea Urchins Feeding on Kelp
Purple Sea Urchins Feeding on Kelp
Short spines and deep purple coloration make this urchin easily identifiable. Diameter to 3.5 inches.
species: Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
photo-id: SUR-009 request pricing

Purple Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp Stock Photography
Purple Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp
Short spines and deep purple coloration make this urchin easily identifiable. Diameter to 3.5 inches.
species: Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
photo-id: SUR-010 request pricing

Purple Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp Photos
Purple Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp
Short spines and deep purple coloration make this urchin easily identifiable. Diameter to 3.5 inches.
species: Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
photo-id: SUR-011 request pricing

Purple Sea Urchin Closeup Images
Purple Sea Urchin Closeup
Short spines and deep purple coloration make this urchin easily identifiable. Diameter to 3.5 inches.
species: Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
photo-id: SUR-016 request pricing

Stock photography of Purple Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp
Purple Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp
Short spines and deep purple coloration make this urchin easily identifiable. Diameter to 3.5 inches.
species: Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
photo-id: SUR-017 request pricing

 
see also
| Algae | Anemones | Bat Ray | Birch Aquarium | Black Seabass | California Moray Eel | Drift Kelp | Garibaldi | Gorgonians |
| Harbor Seals | Hydrocoral | Kelp Crab | Kelp Forest | Marine Invertebrates | Octopus | Otters | Sea Lion | Sheephead |
| Spiny Lobster | Starfish | Urchins |

species represented
Centrostephanus coronatus, Macrocystis pyrifera, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

keywords
Beds, Bladder, Frond, Fronds, Giant Kelp, Kelp Forest, Kelps, Macrocystis, Seaweed, Spines, Urchin, Pyrifera

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