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A small school of garibaldi hover over a deep reef...

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Caption: A small school of garibaldi hover over a deep reef ledge decorated with purple coralline algae in the deep recesses of a giant kelp forest at Santa Barbara Island, California.
Scientific name: Hypsypops rubicundus (garibaldi)
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Copyright: © Chuck Davis / Tidal Flats, Ltd.
Photographer Code: TK25234
AGPix ID: AGPix_ChDaTiFl26_0080
Photo Alignment: 35mm (horizontal)
Comments: Garibaldi are fiercely territorial and begin life with irredescent blue spots on their bodies; the spots disappear as they reach maturity. The Garibaldi is a protected species in the State of California. Santa Barbara Island is part of the California Channel Islands and the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.

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