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|Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
ID: 0000 0000 0405 0747 (2005-04-15)
Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences
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date of photo Jan 1986
latitude 36.81856 longitude -121.79270 max error distance 26012 meters
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horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984 georeferencing source GeoLocatelocation
Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)family
plant community Subtidalnotes At the tip of each giant kelp frond is found the apical scimitar blade, the site of the meristem or persistent growth zone. Here the kelp's floats and blades differentiate and split apart as the kelp grows toward the surface of the sea. Depth 3 m.camera NIkon in Oceanic housing
photo category: Plant - algae
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Giant Kelp (photographer)
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