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Daisy Brittle Star Ophiopholis aculeata

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dpom

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July 4, 2015 06:42 AM PDT

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Pacific blood star Henricia leviuscula

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dpom

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July 3, 2015 07:52 AM PDT

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tbay

Date

May 3, 2015

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Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

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heathermarie

Date

July 4, 2015 07:49 AM PDT

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Green Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis

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wendy5

Date

July 3, 2015

Description

This Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis (Green Sea Urchin) was an inch and a half across. It was attached to a rock during the minus tide.

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Pacific blood star Henricia leviuscula

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wendy5

Date

July 3, 2015

Description

This 5" Henricia leviuscula leviuscula (Blood Star) seems to be recovering from Sea Star Wasting Syndrome.

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Pacific blood star Henricia leviuscula

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wendy5

Date

July 3, 2015

Description

This 3" Henricia leviuscula leviuscula (Blood Star) juvenile was quite attractive with its red dot in the center.

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wendy5

Date

July 3, 2015

Description

This 2" white sea cucumber may be a Cucumaria species, possibly pallida? I've found three of them this week, and hadn't seen any before.

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wendy5

Date

July 3, 2015

Description

This 4" Cucumaria miniata (Red Sea Cucumber) was feeding underwater with its bright orange tentacles.

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raulagrait

Date

July 3, 2015 09:25 AM HST

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Kina Evechinus chloroticus

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lisa_bennett

Date

June 21, 2015

Place

Seatoun (Google, OSM)

Description

Found washed up on the beach.

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Pacific blood star Henricia leviuscula

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anudibranchmom

Date

July 3, 2015 07:45 AM PDT
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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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