The architecture of a kelp forest ecosystem is based on its physical structure, which influences the associated species that define its community structure.
Kelp forests can be seen along much of the west coast of North America. Kelp are large brown algae that live in cool, relatively shallow waters close to ...
KELP FORESTS . Kelp forests occur in cold, nutrient-rich water and are among the most beautiful and biologically productive habitats in the marine environment.
Discover an underwater forest—at 28 feet, the Kelp Forest is one of the tallest aquarium exhibits in the world. You'll get a diver's-eye view of sardines, leopard ...
Find yourself immersed in the majestic grandeur of a giant kelp forest, where algae called kelp grow as large as trees and support a tremendous variety of life.
The Kelp Forests are very different from the other habitats. The kelp forest is a forest, but it is not a forest of trees. It is made of seaweed called giant kelp.
Kelp Forests : The richest habitat along our Californian rocky shores is the kelp forest. Giant kelp is the largest and fastest growing of all seaweeds and forms the ...
What lives in a kelp forest Kelp forests provide habitat for a variety of invertebrates, fish, marine mammals, and birds
Natural History. This majestic giant of the kelp forest grows faster than tropical bamboo—about three to five inches each day in our exhibit and 10 to 12 inches in ...
Description. In most kelp, the thallus (or body) consists of flat or leaf-like structures known as blades. Blades originate from elongated stem-like structures, the ...