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What

Sand Dollars (Order Clypeasteroida) Order Clypeasteroida

Observer

millerse

Date

August 3, 2014 06:55 PM EDT

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Observer

yorchagomez

Date

February 9, 2013

Description

Erizo huevo, cabeza de viejo, dentro del Parque Nacional Arrecifes de Xcalak

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What

Sea Urchins Class Echinoidea

Observer

alecavilach

Date

August 2, 2014

Description

Sea urchins or urchins, archaically called sea hedgehogs, are small, spiny, globular animals which, with their close kin, such as sand dollars, constitute the class Echinoidea of the echinoderm phylum.

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What

purple sunstar Solaster endeca

Observer

faerthen

Date

September 24, 2014 09:45 AM PDT

Description

Caught locally, held in tank.

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Forbes's Starfish Asterias forbesi

Observer

faerthen

Date

September 24, 2014 09:45 AM PDT

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

jerdownie

Date

September 20, 2014 11:31 AM PDT

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What

Western Spiny Brittle Star Ophiothrix spiculata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 21, 2014 09:50 AM PDT

Description

Ultra-teeny, only about 1 mm. Nice find Marisa!

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Observer

elialopezgreene

Date

September 10, 2014

Description

Estrella de bradley observada en la Ensenada El Embudo, en la Isla Espíritu Santo.

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What

Purple Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

Observer

dpom

Date

September 21, 2014

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Western Spiny Brittle Star Ophiothrix spiculata

Observer

dpom

Date

September 21, 2014

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Green Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis

Observer

wendy5

Date

September 21, 2014

Description

Here is a 2" Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis or Green Sea Urchin, found under a rock during the low tide.

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

wendy5

Date

September 21, 2014

Description

Here is one of only three Pisaster ochraceus or Purple (aka Ochre) Stars I found today, in an area that used to have hundreds prior to the outbreak of Sea Star Wasting Syndrome. It was about 10" across, under a foot of water at low tide, and appeared very healthy. The white marks are caused by the reflection of sunlight through the water.

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Description from Wikipedia

Echinoderms (Phylum Echinodermata from Greek, ἐχῖνος, echinos – "hedgehog" und δέρμα, derma – "skin") are a phylum of marine animals. The adults are recognizable by their (usually five-point) radial symmetry, and include such well-known animals as starfish, sea urchins, sand dollars, and sea cucumbers. Echinoderms are found at every ocean depth, from the intertidal zone to the abyssal zone. The phylum contains about 7000 living species, making it the second-largest grouping of deuterostomes (a superphylum), after...

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