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  • Portuguese
    • Picnogonídeos
    • Aranhas-do-mar
  • Scientific Names
    • Pycnogonida
  • English
    • Sea Spiders
  • Russian
    • Морские пауки
    • Многоколенчатые
  • Belarusian
    • Марскія павукі
  • Spanish
    • Arañas de mar
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 海蛛綱(堅殖腺綱)
  • Japanese
    • ウミグモ綱

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Recent observations

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Sea Spiders Class Pycnogonida

Observer

jpsilva

Date

September 10, 2011 10:16 AM WEST

Description

Mating?

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Sea Spiders Class Pycnogonida

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jpsilva

Date

July 3, 2011 10:09 AM WEST

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Observer

jpsilva

Date

April 30, 2012 09:58 PM WEST

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Sea Spiders Class Pycnogonida

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 18, 2016 10:19 AM PDT

Description

Tiny, about 1/3" across.

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What

Stearns' Sea Spider Pycnogonum stearnsi

Observer

kestrel

Date

April 3, 2016 02:48 PM PDT

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What

Sea Spiders Class Pycnogonida

Observer

liittschwager

Date

December 1, 2012 01:42 PM PST

Description

Specimen #: BBEL_0103, Collection Event #: BLIZ_005, Common Name: sea spider, Magnification: 1x, Notes: class Pycnogonida, Location: Smithsonian Institution's Field Station on Carrie Bow Cay, Belize

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Sea Spiders Class Pycnogonida

Observer

liittschwager

Date

November 28, 2012 06:55 PM PST

Description

Specimen #: BBEL_0063, Collection Event #: BLIZ_005, Common Name: sea spiders, Magnification: 2x, Notes: class Pycnogonida, Location: Smithsonian Institution's Field Station on Carrie Bow Cay, Belize

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Sea Spiders Class Pycnogonida

Observer

liittschwager

Date

November 25, 2012 09:02 PM PST

Description

Specimen #: BBEL_0013, Collection Event #: BLIZ_003, Common Name: sea spider, Magnification: 2x, Notes: class Pycnogonida, Location: Smithsonian Institution's Field Station on Carrie Bow Cay, Belize

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What

Stearns' Sea Spider Pycnogonum stearnsi

Observer

smendoza95

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Sea Spiders Class Pycnogonida

Date

July 10, 2014

Description

Collected from one cubic foot of seagrass plus sediment plus water. Specimen CBCUBE_04_BCBC_523_IMG_3664.jpg

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Sea Spiders Class Pycnogonida

Observer

maractwin

Date

February 1, 2016 07:22 PM EST

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Sea Spiders Class Pycnogonida

Observer

maractwin

Date

January 31, 2016 06:15 PM EST
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Description from Wikipedia

Sea spiders, also called Pantopoda or pycnogonids, are marine arthropods of class Pycnogonida. They are cosmopolitan, found especially in the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas, as well as the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans. There are over 1300 known species, ranging in size from 1 to 10 millimetres (0.039 to 0.39 in) to over 90 cm (35 in) in some deep water species. Most are toward the smaller end of this range in relatively shallow depths, however, they can grow to...

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