Kelp bed with Southern Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris nereis)

A kelp bed viewed from above, with two sea otters just visible next to each other amid the kelp

Detailed Description

Zoomed image of two Southern Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) in a kelp bed.

The Seabird Studies Team at the USGS Western Ecological Research Center is conducting aerial photographic surveys of the ocean off central and southern California to create comprehensive maps of seabird and marine mammal distributions. Learn more here.



Image Dimensions: 1001 x 634

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Location Taken: US