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    • Pycnogonida
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Recent observations

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What

Stearns' Sea Spider Pycnogonum stearnsi

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 4, 2014 02:15 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Stearns' Sea Spider Pycnogonum stearnsi

Observer

robberfly

Date

December 4, 2014 03:50 PM PST

Description

I'd become enthralled by mcduck's postings of this creature. Was the Target Species this day and BLAMMO! Saw my first. Thanks nudibranchmom....

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What

Stearns' Sea Spider Pycnogonum stearnsi

Observer

dpom

Date

December 4, 2014 03:06 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mcduck

Date

February 16, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Stearns' Sea Spider Pycnogonum stearnsi

Observer

mcduck

Date

April 28, 2009

Description

5mm length. Found in rocky intertidal.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Stearns' Sea Spider Pycnogonum stearnsi

Observer

mcduck

Date

May 7, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

Photos / Sounds

What

Stearns' Sea Spider Pycnogonum stearnsi

Observer

mcduck

Date

January 19, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mcduck

Date

June 23, 1986

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

March 21, 1975

Description

Caught in beam trawl in ~1400 fathoms, on USNS De Steiguer. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

February 16, 2008

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

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Observer

clarebailey

Date

November 8, 2010

Photos / Sounds

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What

Stearns' Sea Spider Pycnogonum stearnsi

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

November 20, 2014 04:24 PM PST
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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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