Photo: Kelp Curio Bay New Zealand

The green-blue Pacific waters in Curio Bay in the Catlins region of New Zealand, are fringed by a band of golden kelp which sweeps the rocky ledge of the shoreline.

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Kelp Curio Bay New Zealand
Photo of kelp lining the shores of Curio Bay in the Catlins on the South Island of New Zealand.

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The swirling water off the coast of Curio Bay moves the kelp growing along the shore, in rhythmic motion. Curio Bay is situated in the beautiful Catllins Forest region on the South Island of New Zealand.

Bull Kelp, Durvillea potatorum,fringing the Fossil Forest at Curio Bay, Southern Scenic Route, Catllins, Southland, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

This picture is part of the photo album "Catlins" - there are more beautiful images waiting for you.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/20.0, exposure time of 1/10 sec. on ISO 50, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 66mm.

Kelp Curio Bay New Zealand
Scientific Name:
Durvillea potatorum
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Picture ID:
New Zealand
South Island

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