California Coast Seafloor

Image: California Coast Seafloor

Detailed Description

This photograph is of the seafloor off the California coast and shows coarse sand, shells and a sunflower sea star. This photograph supports the California Seafloor Mapping Program (CSMP), which was initiated in 2007 by the California Ocean Protection Council. Data collected during this project reveal the seafloor offshore of the California coast in unprecedented detail and provide an ecosystem context for the effective management of this precious marine resource.


Image Dimensions: 3504 x 2336

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Bodega Head, CA, US