Contact: Carin Stephens
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Caption: This photo of Nereocystis luetkeana, a species of kelp, was taken along a NaGISA transect line. NaGISA is short for the Natural Geography in Shore Areas project, which was part of the Census of Marine Life, a 10-year initiative to describe the distribution and diversity of ocean life. The census is drawing to a close this week.
Credit: Photo by Brenda Konar, University of Alaska Fairbanks
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