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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

What

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.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 21, 2014 03:57 PM PST

Description

Appeared healthy. About 1" across.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 21, 2014 03:30 PM PST

Description

Appeared healthy.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 21, 2014 03:28 PM PST

Description

Possibly Piaster giganteus? Only about 1" across.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 21, 2014 02:53 PM PST

Description

Tiny 1/2" juvenile hiding in a hole. No obvious wasting disease.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 21, 2014 02:42 PM PST

Description

Possibly signs of wasting disease on tips (last 1/4) of all arms?

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Sea Star Pisaster giganteus

Observer

dpom

Date

November 21, 2014 03:32 PM PST

Description

Juvenile. Blue rings around white spines.

Photos / Sounds

What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

dpom

Date

November 21, 2014 03:32 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

Observer

dpom

Date

November 21, 2014 03:32 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

dpom

Date

November 21, 2014 03:32 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sarka

Date

November 21, 2014

Description

Rather desiccated. Color is throwing me off. Therefore I don't know the species

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Pink Sea Star Pisaster brevispinus

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

November 20, 2014 05:10 PM PST
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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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