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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Common cushion star Patiriella regularis

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 15, 2014 03:56 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

knightericm

Date

December 17, 2014 03:34 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Spiny Brittle Star Ophiothrix spiculata

Observer

marisa_a

Date

September 21, 2014 01:31 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common cushion star Patiriella regularis

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 15, 2014 03:57 PM NZDT

Description

Small green cushion starfish in a tidal rock pool.

Photos / Sounds

What

Pacific blood star Henricia leviuscula

Observer

hawnzd

Date

November 23, 2014

Place

Owen Beach (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

vicc

Date

December 15, 2014 02:37 PM AKST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lampert's Sea Cucumber Synaptula lamperti

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 24, 2014 11:28 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

maractwin

Date

November 23, 2014 08:57 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Sea Star Pisaster giganteus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 14, 2014 09:55 AM PST

Description

About 1" across.

Photos / Sounds

What

Knobby Sea Star Pisaster giganteus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 14, 2014 09:51 AM PST

Description

Was feeding on a barnacle, later spit out the empty shell.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 14, 2014 01:12 PM PST

Description

About 1.5" across, in kelp under dock.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 14, 2014 02:08 PM PST

Description

These two appeared reasonably healthy...?

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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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