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Ochre Sea Star

Pisaster ochraceus


These starfish were very plentiful at this beach among the rocks. Some were orange and some were purple/maroon. In the second photo you can see a tight cluster of them. I looked through a hole in the rock and saw all of them together.


Rocky beach among many mussels and anemones at Schoolhouse Beach, Bodega Bay

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 months ago

Wonderful series Machi.

Hema 3 months ago


California, USA

Lat: 38.31, Long: -123.02

Spotted on Nov 3, 2018
Submitted on Jan 13, 2019

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