Education About the Kelp Forest [Protection]

© Donna La Mattino Pagakis

Education About the Kelp Forest

Uploaded: September 11, 2012 02:29:00 | Entered: March 05, 2019 02:23:43


She is pointing at a giant black sea bass. Beginning in the late 19th century, the species supported both a commercial fishery taking hundreds of thousands of pounds annually, and a sport fishery that also landed hundreds of fish each year. By the late 1970s, biologists with the California State Department of Fish and Game, recognized that the local population of giant sea bass was in serious trouble. Actions were taken, resulting in protection from commercial and sport fishing that went into effect in 1982.

50 mm - f/1.8 II - Canon EF
RAW / Monopod / Aperture Priority / -.67 EC / 50 mm
F 7.1 @ 1/320 ISO 2500

Birch Aquarium
La Jolla, California
September 6, 2012

Exif: F Number: 7.1, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, ISO: 2500, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Michelle Alton September 11, 2012

This is National Geographic quality, and a great entry for the MT. #1485730

Antonio Amen September 11, 2012

Nice work. #10317853

Jack Gaskin September 11, 2012

Way Cool perfect MT

Jack #10317925

Joy Rector September 11, 2012

gorgeous #10317935

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 11, 2012

Excellent work, Donna - beautiful and effective and a perfect Education entry. #10318077

Julianne Bradford September 11, 2012

Marvelous work and explaination Donna! Perfect for mt. Thanks so much for coming with me was fun! #10319044

Carol Quina level-classic September 12, 2012

So cool! Beautiful! #10320211

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