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Recent observations

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What

Echinoderms Phylum Echinodermata

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

Found in a tidepool. My first thought was it was a 7-arm starfish (for obvious reasons), but the spines on the upper surface don't appear to be correct.

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What

Green Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis

Observer

dlugos_j

Date

March 30, 2015 03:55 PM PDT

Description

Side of dock

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What

green sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis) Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis

Observer

jtor12

Date

March 30, 2015 02:47 PM PDT

Description

About 3 in wide and I only saw one in a large lower intertidAl tide pool.

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Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

A common brittlestar found under rocks in tidepools.

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What

Common cushion star Patiriella regularis

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

Found under a rock in a tidepool.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Green Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis

Observer

khizzle

Date

March 30, 2015 02:21 PM PDT

Description

Yellow-orange urchins (one's there I promise he's under the shell!). Look to be approx 5 cm in diameter. Spines lighter than body (dark brownish). One under shell. Two under rock. Found in tide pool

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Observer

kestrel

Date

December 21, 2014

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Observer

kestrel

Date

December 21, 2014

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What

斑砂海星 Luidia maculata

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

March 29, 2015 02:19 PM HKT

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Observer

sudachi

Date

May 10, 2014 10:58 AM JST

Description

If anyone can provide further identification please help!

Seen at a depth of about 4-8 meters, rather sandy bottom with some coral outcroppings.

Feather star - comatulida
ウミシダの仲間

セブ、フィリピン
Cebu, the Philippines

Photos / Sounds

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What

Paradoxical Sea Cucumber Bohadschia paradoxa

Observer

davidr

Date

March 29, 2015 03:43 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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