Beneath the Waves in California - ecophotog

© Joseph Dougherty. All rights reserved. Muricea californica Aurivillius, 1931 California Golden Gorgonian Scuba diver floating above golden gorgonians in the kelp forest off Catalina Island, CA.

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From Catalina Island -- Peace Dive Boat -- June 2013