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Pacific Kelp Forest

Picture by: John Brooks, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Picture taken on: March 2nd, 2011

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Kelp beds are submarine forests of giant marine algae. The beds of southern California are dominated by a single species, the giant kelp, which is home to a wide variety of fish, including the rubberlip seaperch.

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