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    • Sea star species
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    • Asteroidea
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    • Estrellas de mar

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Recent observations

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What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

rslee

Date

November 25, 2014

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What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

rslee

Date

November 25, 2014

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

sarka

Date

July 12, 2014

Description

Within two weeks 95% of this cove's seastars were rotting away. The smell was very strong. I helped with beach surveying during this summer's outbreak .

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What

Sunflower sea star Pycnopodia helianthoides

Observer

sarka

Date

July 5, 2013

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What

Giant Pink Sea Star Pisaster brevispinus

Observer

sarka

Date

April 1, 2013

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

November 22, 2014 05:03 PM PST

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Observer

rebeccafay

Date

November 22, 2014 04:56 PM PST

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What

White Starfish Coscinasterias tenuispina

Observer

cllanosgeog315

Date

November 23, 2014 02:39 PM PST

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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jmaughn

Date

November 24, 2014

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What

Bat Star Patiria miniata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 24, 2014 05:45 PM PST

Description

Juvenile, about 2" across.

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What

Bat Star Patiria miniata

Observer

dpom

Date

November 24, 2014 05:29 PM PST

Description

juveile

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What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

diegocolon

Date

October 24, 2014

Description

The lone injured starfish was captured and released near the shore. It exhibited nine arms, three of them not being complete. This could be explained by a failed attempt by a predator or by a previous interaction with a human.

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Description from Wikipedia

Starfish or sea stars are echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea. The names "starfish" and "sea star" essentially refer to members of this class. However, common usage frequently finds these names being also applied to ophiuroids, which are correctly referred to as "brittle stars" or "basket stars". About 1,500 living species of starfish occur on the seabed in all the world's oceans, from the tropics to subzero polar waters. They are found from the intertidal zone...

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