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Purple starfish

Ophidiaster ophidianus


Ophidiaster ophidianus is a seastar from the genus Ophidiasteridae. The scientific name was published in 1816 by Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck.


Together with black sea urchin, (Arbacia lixula)

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Αιγαίο, Greece

Lat: 38.97, Long: 26.48

Spotted on Aug 12, 2019
Submitted on Aug 13, 2019

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