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Recent observations

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Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

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colinmorita

Date

November 23, 2014 11:25 AM HST

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Spiny Brittle Star Ophiocoma paucigranulata

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colinmorita

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November 23, 2014 11:15 AM HST

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Rock-boring Urchin Echinometra mathaei

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colinmorita

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November 23, 2014 11:17 AM HST

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Collector Urchin Tripneustes gratilla

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colinmorita

Date

November 23, 2014 11:18 AM HST

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anudibranchmom

Date

November 23, 2014 04:54 PM PST

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 23, 2014 04:47 PM PST

Description

Awesome! The original two arms that survived an attack are regenerating four more. No problem!

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Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

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anudibranchmom

Date

November 23, 2014 04:14 PM PST

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Brittle Stars Class Ophiuroidea

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newt8686

Date

November 23, 2014

Description

under a rock in a tide pool

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starfish Class Asteroidea

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jfryan

Date

November 22, 2014 09:08 AM EST

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kueda

Date

November 3, 2014 03:29 PM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 21, 2014 04:11 PM PST

Description

Suffering from the starfish wasting virus. Trying to regenerate one arm but clearly losing the battle.

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anudibranchmom

Date

November 21, 2014 03:57 PM PST

Description

Appeared healthy. About 1" across.

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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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