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    • Sea star species
    • Starfish species
    • Starfish
    • Sea Stars
  • Scientific Names
    • Asteroidea
  • Spanish
    • Estrellas de mar

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dremsen

Date

October 30, 2014

Description

Just a few specimens in dredge. Noted some wasting disease in house last week.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

hawnzd

Date

December 30, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

hawnzd

Date

May 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

hawnzd

Date

August 8, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

hawnzd

Date

August 8, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

hawnzd

Date

August 8, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

hawnzd

Date

July 10, 2014

Place

Owen Beach (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Striped Sun Star Solaster stimpsoni

Observer

hawnzd

Date

July 10, 2014

Place

Owen Beach (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

Observer

hawnzd

Date

July 30, 2014

Place

Owen Beach (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

Observer

hawnzd

Date

July 10, 2014

Place

Owen Beach (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

hawnzd

Date

October 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

hawnzd

Date

October 26, 2014
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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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