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Recent observations

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

rebeccafay

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November 22, 2014 05:03 PM PST

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Purple Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

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rebeccafay

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November 22, 2014 04:57 PM PST

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rebeccafay

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November 22, 2014 04:56 PM PST

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White Starfish Coscinasterias tenuispina

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cllanosgeog315

Date

November 23, 2014 02:39 PM PST

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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jmaughn

Date

November 24, 2014

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Bat Star Patiria miniata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 24, 2014 05:45 PM PST

Description

Juvenile, about 2" across.

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Bat Star Patiria miniata

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dpom

Date

November 24, 2014 05:29 PM PST

Description

juveile

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Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

diegocolon

Date

October 24, 2014

Description

The lone injured starfish was captured and released near the shore. It exhibited nine arms, three of them not being complete. This could be explained by a failed attempt by a predator or by a previous interaction with a human.

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Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

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colinmorita

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November 23, 2014 11:25 AM HST

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colinmorita

Date

November 23, 2014 11:15 AM HST

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Rock-boring Urchin Echinometra mathaei

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colinmorita

Date

November 23, 2014 11:17 AM HST

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Collector Urchin Tripneustes gratilla

Observer

colinmorita

Date

November 23, 2014 11:18 AM HST
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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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