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Recent observations

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Crown-of-Thorns Acanthaster planci

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nilsradecker

Date

January 29, 2016 04:39 PM IST

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nilsradecker

Date

January 28, 2016

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Eccentric Sand Dollar Dendraster excentricus

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folini

Date

February 7, 2016

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Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

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mrpmarinebio

Date

February 6, 2016 05:03 PM PST

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Six-rayed Star Leptasterias hexactis

Observer

mrpmarinebio

Date

February 6, 2016 04:58 PM PST

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Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

Observer

juliebwalters

Date

February 7, 2016 04:56 PM PST

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lisa_bennett

Date

December 25, 2015

Description

Found under a rock.

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Square

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davidr

Date

February 7, 2016 01:21 AM HST

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Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

Observer

cdbrewer

Date

February 7, 2016 05:36 PM PST

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Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

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cdbrewer

Date

February 7, 2016 05:19 PM PST

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Purple Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

Observer

cdbrewer

Date

February 7, 2016 04:59 PM PST

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

cdbrewer

Date

February 7, 2016 04:35 PM PST
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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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