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California Moray Eel with Cleaner Shrimp Photos
California Moray Eel with Cleaner Shrimp
The only Moray Eel found in California. Feeds on crabs fish lobster & sea urchins. Length to 5 feet.
species: Gymnothorax mordax
photo-id: MOR-008 request pricing

California Moray Eel Images
California Moray Eel
The only Moray Eel found in California. Feeds on crabs fish lobster & sea urchins. Length to 5 feet.
species: Gymnothorax mordax
photo-id: MOR-011 request pricing

Stock photography of California Moray Eel
California Moray Eel
The only Moray Eel found in California. Feeds on crabs fish lobster & sea urchins. Length to 5 feet.
species: Gymnothorax mordax
photo-id: MOR-013 request pricing

California Moray Eel Pictures
California Moray Eel
The only Moray Eel found in California. Feeds on crabs fish lobster & sea urchins. Length to 5 feet.
species: Gymnothorax mordax
photo-id: MOR-014 request pricing

Stock photos of Two Spot Octopus
Two Spot Octopus
Normally found in crevices or caves among rocky reef structure.
species: Octopus bimaculatus
photo-id: OCT-003 request pricing

Pictures of Red Octopus
Red Octopus
Very common small octopus in California. Found around rocky reef as well as sand substrate.
species: Octopus rubescens
photo-id: OCT-007 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Red Octopus - On Squid Eggs
Red Octopus - On Squid Eggs
Very common small octopus in California. Found around rocky reef as well as sand substrate.
species: Octopus rubescens
photo-id: OCT-010 request pricing Google Earth

Red Octopus - On Squid Eggs Stock Photography
Red Octopus - On Squid Eggs
Very common small octopus in California. Found around rocky reef as well as sand substrate.
species: Octopus rubescens
photo-id: OCT-012 request pricing

California Sea Otter Photos
California Sea Otter
Otters live in shallow coastal waters among kelp beds and areas rich with shellfish.
species: Enhydra lutris
photo-id: OTT-007 request pricing Google Earth

California Sea Otter Images
California Sea Otter
Sea Otters have no blubber layer unlike seals and sea lions otters rely completely on their thick fur to trap air for insulation.
species: Enhydra lutris
photo-id: OTT-008 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of California Sea Otter
California Sea Otter
Otters live in shallow coastal waters among kelp beds and areas rich with shellfish.
species: Enhydra lutris
photo-id: OTT-011 request pricing Google Earth

California Sea Otter Pictures
California Sea Otter
Otters live in shallow coastal waters among kelp beds and areas rich with shellfish.
species: Enhydra lutris
photo-id: OTT-014 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of California Sea Lion
California Sea Lion
Common eared seal. Coat is light tan when dry dark brown to black when wet.
species: Zalophus californianus
photo-id: SEL-005 request pricing

Pictures of California Sea Lion Underwater
California Sea Lion Underwater
Common eared seal. Coat is light tan when dry dark brown to black when wet.
species: Zalophus californianus
photo-id: SEL-009 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of California Sea Lion Pursuing baitfish
California Sea Lion Pursuing baitfish
Common eared seal. Coat is light tan when dry dark brown to black when wet.
species: Zalophus californianus
photo-id: SEL-027 request pricing

California Sea Lion Stock Photography
California Sea Lion
Common eared seal. Coat is light tan when dry dark brown to black when wet.
species: Zalophus californianus
photo-id: SEL-036 request pricing Google Earth

California Sea Lion in kelp forest Photos
California Sea Lion in kelp forest
Common eared seal. Coat is light tan when dry dark brown to black when wet.
species: Zalophus californianus
photo-id: SEL-044 request pricing

Horn Shark Free Swimming Images
Horn Shark Free Swimming
Brown to grey coloration. Large spines in front of each dorsal fin. Length to 4 feet.
species: Heterodontus francisci
photo-id: SHG-006 request pricing

Stock photography 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-002 request pricing

Red Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp Pictures
Red Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp
Color ranges from red to almost brown to dark purple. Diameter to 9 inches.
species: Strongylocentrotus franciscanus
photo-id: SUR-003 request pricing

Stock photos of Red Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp
Red Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp
Color ranges from red to almost brown to dark purple. Diameter to 9 inches.
species: Strongylocentrotus franciscanus
photo-id: SUR-004 request pricing

Pictures of Red Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp
Red Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp
Color ranges from red to almost brown to dark purple. Diameter to 9 inches.
species: Strongylocentrotus franciscanus
photo-id: SUR-015 request pricing

Stock images of Red Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp
Red Sea Urchin Feeding on Kelp
Color ranges from red to almost brown to dark purple. Diameter to 9 inches.
species: Strongylocentrotus franciscanus
photo-id: SUR-018 request pricing

Purple Sea Urchins Feeding on Kelp Stock Photography
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-020 request pricing

Kelp Forest  Photos
Kelp Forest
Grayscale - Black and White version of KLG-067
species: Macrocystis pyrifera
photo-id: KLG-070 request pricing

California Kelp Forest Images
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-006 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Rubberlip Surfperch
Rubberlip Surfperch
Often found around kelp and structurces such as piers
species: Rhacochilus toxotes
photo-id: FGE-073 request pricing

Calico or Kelp Bass Pictures
Calico or Kelp Bass
Length to 28 inches Weight to over 14 lbs.
species: Paralabrax clathratus
photo-id: FGE-075 request pricing

Stock photos of California Sheephead - Male
California Sheephead - Male
species: Semicossyphus pulcher
photo-id: FGE-076 request pricing

Pictures of Melibe or Lions Nudibranch on Kelp
Melibe or Lions Nudibranch on Kelp
Found seasonally normally on Macrocystis kelp. Very distinctive large Nudibranch with large oral hood used for filter feeding in the water column.
species: Melibe leonina
photo-id: NUD-047 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Melibe or Lions Nudibranch on Kelp
Melibe or Lions Nudibranch on Kelp
Found seasonally normally on Macrocystis kelp. Very distinctive large Nudibranch with large oral hood used for filter feeding in the water column.
species: Melibe leonina
photo-id: NUD-049 request pricing Google Earth

Melibe or Lions Nudibranch on Kelp Stock Photography
Melibe or Lions Nudibranch on Kelp
Found seasonally normally on Macrocystis kelp. Very distinctive large Nudibranch with large oral hood used for filter feeding in the water column.
species: Melibe leonina
photo-id: NUD-050 request pricing Google Earth

see also
| Algae | Anemones | Bat Ray | Birch Aquarium | Black Seabass | California Moray Eel | California Sea Lion | Dolphin |
| Drift Kelp | Fur Seal | Garibaldi | Gorgonians | Harbor Seal | Harbor Seals | Hydrocoral | Kelp Crab | Marine Fish |
| Marine Invertebrates | Marine Mammals | Northern Elephant Seal | Octopus | Otters | Sea Lion | Sea Otter | Sharks Common to California |
| Sheephead | Spiny Lobster | Squid | Starfish | Threatened Species | Urchins | Whales | Wolf Eel |

species represented
Enhydra lutris, Gymnothorax mordax, Heterodontus francisci, Macrocystis pyrifera, Melibe leonina, Octopus bimaculatus,
Octopus rubescens, Paralabrax clathratus, Rhacochilus toxotes, Semicossyphus pulcher, Strongylocentrotus franciscanus,
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Zalophus californianus

keywords
Beds, Big Sur, Branch, Brank, Branks, Cerata, Coast, Eels, Endangered Species, Fishes, Forest, Forests, Frond, Fronds,
Giant Kelp, Giant Kelp Forest, Harem, Horned, Kelp, Kelps, Lions, Macrocystis, Monterey, Moray, Nudibranch, Nudibranchs,
Nudibrank, Nudibranks, Otters, Pacific, Pelts, Perch, Perches, Pinniped, Pinnipeds, Rhinophores, Sea Slugs, Seal,
Sealion, Sealions, Seaweed, Sharks, Silhouette, Silhouettes, Spines, Tentacles, Underwater, Urchin, Pyrifera

related blog posts
Kelp Forest
Macrocystis California Kelp Forest
The MLPA Debate and a Garibaldi in a Kelp Forest

external links - (Links to external website reference material.)
| Marine Mammal Center California Sea Lion | Wikipedia California Sea Lion |

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