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NOAA's Sanctuaries Collection
Catalog of Images

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Kayaking off Cannery Row in the kelp bed.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Kayaking off Cannery Row on the Monterey waterfront.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Scientific diver Lisa Wooninck prepares for a dive at Point Lobos State Reserve.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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A curious seal inspects diver Kevin Stierhoff in a kelp forest off Pacific Grove .
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary 2006 August 8
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This otter investigated Kevin Stierhoff prior to a dive in the kelp forest at Point Lobos State Reserve.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary 2005 September 30
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Scientific diver Kevin Stierhoff prepares to descend into a kelp forest at Point Lobos State Reserve.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary 2005 September 30
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Diver Brian Wells preparing to dive in the kelp forest at Point Lobos State Reserve.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary 2005 November 22
507 thumbnail picture
Foliate kelp crab
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
508 thumbnail picture
Rock scallop
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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White finger sponge
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
510 thumbnail picture
Willet
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
511 thumbnail picture
Willet
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
512 thumbnail picture
Black turnstone
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
513 thumbnail picture
Brandts cormorant
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
514 thumbnail picture
Heermanns gull
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
515 thumbnail picture
Blue top snail
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
516 thumbnail picture
Sea lemon
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
517 thumbnail picture
Jeweled top snail
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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A lined chiton (Tonicella lineata) over similarly colored coralline algae near Grimes Canyon along the Big Sur coast.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
519 thumbnail picture
Orange puffball sponge
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
520 thumbnail picture
Northern right whale dolphin
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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The granodiorite rocky shore and the kelp forests of the Pacific Grove area of Monterey Bay.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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The granodiorite rocky shore and the kelp forests of the Pacific Grove area of Monterey Bay.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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The granodiorite rocky shore and the kelp forests of the Pacific Grove area of Monterey Bay.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Bull kelp on a sandy beach.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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A large amphipod washed up on a sand beach.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Kelp washed up on the shore.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Kelp and eel grass intertwined.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Eel grass and kelp intertwined at the high tide line.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Tangled bull kelp washed up on the beach.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Bright green algae and at least two species of seaweed attached to rocks at the limit of hight tide and spray.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Limpets living at the limit of high water and spray.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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A species of seaweed, green algae, and a few marine snails are seen at the upper limit of high water.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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A large cerianthid anemone.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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A large cerianthid anemone.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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A cerianthid anemone. Its brown tube can be seen in this image. Red algae is seen to the right.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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A golden cerianthid anemone (Pachycerianthus fimbriatus).
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
537 thumbnail picture
A large orange fish-eating anemone (Urticina piscivora)
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
538 thumbnail picture
Possibly an egg casing on a shelly gravelly bottom.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Possibly part of a starfish on a shelly gravelly bottom.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
540 thumbnail picture
Rockfish, possibly boccacio (Sebastes paucispinis)
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Blackeye goby (Rhinogobiops nicholsii)
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Kelp perch
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Blackeye goby (Rhinogobiops nicholsii)
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Blackeye goby (Rhinogobiops nicholsii)
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
545 thumbnail picture
Painted greenling
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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A sunstar, possibly Solaster dawsoni.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Red spotted sea star.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Presumed mating pair of sea stars with eggs.
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
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Sea star (Pisaster giganteus).
California, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

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