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jsl333

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Subtidal mudflat/eelgrass bed
10ft

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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jsl333

Date

April 5, 2015

Description

Rocky Intertidal
1.5 hours of observation

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jsl333

Date

April 7, 2015

Description

Rocky Intertidal
45 minute observation

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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jsl333

Date

April 7, 2015

Description

Rocky Intertidal
45 minute observation

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raulagrait

Date

February 19, 2015 05:10 PM PST

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What

Bat Star Patiria miniata

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raulagrait

Date

January 19, 2015 04:56 PM PST

Description

Wondering if this sea star is sick?

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Bat Star (Patiria miniata) Patiria miniata

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raulagrait

Date

January 19, 2015 04:51 PM PST

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What

Leather Star (Dermasterias imbricata) Dermasterias imbricata

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raulagrait

Date

January 19, 2015 11:06 PM PST

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Leather Star (Dermasterias imbricata) Dermasterias imbricata

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raulagrait

Date

January 19, 2015 03:54 PM PST

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Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

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raulagrait

Date

January 19, 2015 03:54 PM PST

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sunflower sea star Pycnopodia helianthoides

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raulagrait

Date

February 18, 2012

Description

Slimy sunflower sea star with something that looked like orange eggs in the middle of it.

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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raulagrait

Date

February 18, 2012 02:03 PM PST

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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raulagrait

Date

February 18, 2012 02:39 PM PST

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Bat Star Patiria miniata

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raulagrait

Date

February 19, 2015 05:04 PM PST

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Bat Star Patiria miniata

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raulagrait

Date

February 19, 2015 05:05 PM PST

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Ochre Sea Star (Pisaster ochraceus) Pisaster ochraceus

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raulagrait

Date

February 18, 2012 02:26 PM PST

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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raulagrait

Date

February 18, 2012 02:26 PM PST

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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raulagrait

Date

November 11, 2012 03:03 PM PST

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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gbentall

Date

April 10, 2015 10:12 AM PDT

Description

The only adult seen this day

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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annmariehulver

Date

April 7, 2015 01:38 PM PDT

Description

Rocky intertidal at Reuben tarte
Effort time: 5 people - 1 hour

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What

Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

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annmariehulver

Date

April 6, 2015 11:14 AM PDT

Description

Seen on rocks at Reuben tarte around 40 feet
Effort time: 30 min - 2 people

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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annmariehulver

Date

April 5, 2015 12:34 PM PDT

Description

Seen at rocky intertidal at point caution
Effort time: 1 hour with 3 people

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What

Knobby Sea Star Pisaster giganteus

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sidesplotch

Date

December 30, 2013 01:43 PM PST

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What

ochre sea star Pisaster ochraceus

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tsoleau

Date

December 21, 2014

Description

No sign of wasting that I could see.

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What

ochre sea star Pisaster ochraceus

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tsoleau

Date

January 19, 2015

Description

We didn't see many sea stars at all. This one didn't show signs of wasting (that I could tell).

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What

ochre sea star Pisaster ochraceus

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tsoleau

Date

August 25, 2014

Description

Wasting disease.

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What

ochre sea star Pisaster ochraceus

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tsoleau

Date

January 19, 2015

Description

This one is dead, right? Not sure if it's related to wasting but I wanted to document it. We didn't see many sea stars this day.

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kestrel

Date

December 21, 2014

kestrel Project curator ID

Patiria miniata

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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kestrel

Date

December 21, 2014

kestrel Project curator ID

Pisaster ochraceus

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kestrel

Date

December 21, 2014

kestrel Project curator ID

Pisaster ochraceus
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Please help us document and track the occurrence, spread and recovery of starfish wasting along the west coast of North America. We are looking for observations of ANY starfish (with disease evidence or not) observed along the Pacific Coast, from Alaska to Baja California. We were successful in tracking the beginnings and spread of the wasting disease. We need your help as we continue to ...more ↓

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