Monterey Bay

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Episode 4 of 13

Duration: 30 minutes

Monterey Bay on California's coast is one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world, its giant kelp forest bursting with life, from microscopic plankton to visiting ocean giants. The secret key to success in such a busy microworld is balance. Steve Backshall guides us through the unique geography of the bay and introduces some of its key characters in a quest to find the one species that keeps life in the kelp forest in check.

Credits

Narrator
Steve Backshall
Series Producer
Doug Mackay-Hope
Executive Producer
Wendy Darke
Executive Producer
Cerys Griffiths
Executive Producer
Nick Shearman
Producer
Chloe Pearne

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