Diving the Kelp Forests of California
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- By Tobi Reitmayr
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The nutrient rich California current brings cold arctic sea water along the active continental margin of North America. The area is too cold for a formation coral reefs, but incredible productive macro algae forms along the shallow waters of the coast. For example, the Giant Kelp can grow up to 12 inches per day!