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Pterygophora californica; Southern Palm Kelp; (shown with Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Calliarthron cheilosporioides)   

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Pterygophora californica
Pterygophora californica
Southern Palm Kelp
(shown with Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, Calliarthron cheilosporioides)
Photographer: Joseph Dougherty

ID: 0000 0000 0204 0945 (2004-02-21)

Copyright © 2004 Joseph Dougherty/

  • date of photo  2000
  • location   Rocky reef in California giant kelp forest; Santa Rosa Island, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary. (Santa Barbara County, California, US)
  • species associated with this habitat: Macrocystis pyrifera    Embiotoca jacksoni    Calliarthron cheilosporioides    Sebastes mystinus    Semicossyphus pulcher    Scorpaenichthys marmoratus    Taelia piscivora    Pterygophora californica    Sebastes atrovirens    Cryptopleura farlowianum    Pisaster giganteus    S  
  • camera   Nikonos V
  • contributor's ID #  2000_10_01_02_16
  • photo category: Plant - algae

  • common names   Southern Palm Kelp, Pom-pom Kelp (photographer)
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