Catalina Island - home to the Giant Kelp Forest, California, U.S.A.



Giant kelps shimmered under the sun just below the calm surface. (WX5 JPEG)



Looking straight up at the sunlight, penetrating through the dense kelp canopy. (WX5 JPEG)



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Sea Slug - Aplysia Californica (NEX-5R 18-55mm @18mm RAW)



Oxygen bubbles formed all over the kelp blades - algae collectively produces over 80% of the Earth's oxygen. (NEX-5R 18-55mm @18mm RAW)



Kelp holdfast anchors the plant to the sea floor. (NEX-5R 18-55mm @18mm RAW)



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Catalina Giant Kelp Forest is a must-see place for scuba lovers. (Hero 3+ Black JPEG)
 
 

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