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Eight-armed sea star

Luidia maculata

Description:

Quite a neutral colour scheme. Dark brown blotches/ stripes and a lovely dark brown star in the centre interspersed with neutral.

Habitat:

Found on the shores of Otres beach.

Notes:

This maybe threatened, but I am not sure.

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Eight-armed sea star
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17 Comments

twolittletoddies
twolittletoddies 4 years ago

Thanks heaps, I am honoured and very excited to be in the top 10.
I thoroughly enjoyed taking the photo and glad it has been enjoyed by other.
Thanks again.

AshleyT
AshleyT 4 years ago

Congrats twolittletoddies, your beautifully-patterned Sea Star has made the top 10 other spottings in the '2015 Best Wildlife Photo' mission! Rangers are voting on the top 10 other spottings, and the top 3 will be announced on February 7th. The top 3 spottings will be commented on here on the site, but make sure you keep a look out on our Facebook app page for the announcement as well! Congratulations on making the top 10! https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah

Awesome capture ,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 5 years ago

nice find!

Well deserved SOTD!! Beautiful Sea Star, twolittletoddies....+ one more... : )

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Lovely photos and congrats on the SOTD

twolittletoddies
twolittletoddies 5 years ago

Feeling very honoured that this photo was chosen for the Spotting of the Day. Thanks for everyones comments.:)

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 5 years ago

pretty awesome series! congratulations on your well-deserved SOTD!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Congrats twolittletoddies.

Great spotting and congrats on Spotting of the Day! Thanks for posting it to the mission Biodiversity of Cambodia!!

LSokchanBio
LSokchanBio 5 years ago

I also saw it at Kos Takeav island.

Yasser
Yasser 5 years ago

Congratulations! This awesome series was selected as our Spotting of the Day! What a cool creature. Thanks for sharing and enjoy the recognition!

We've shared the news with our Facebook and Twitter friends too:

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twolittletoddies
twolittletoddies 5 years ago

Thanks for your comments and thanks for your suggestion of ID Mark. It does look like that one from Singapore, although this was in Cambodia.
Yes we are 3 little Toddies... No question of a doubt. 20 months.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 5 years ago

Really Cool!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 5 years ago

Wonderful !

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Nice find... do I see3 little toddies in your pic now ? :)

twolittletoddies
Spotted by
twolittletoddies

ក្រុងព្រះសីហនុ, ខេត្តព្រះសីហនុ, Cambodia

Spotted on May 25, 2015
Submitted on Jul 2, 2015

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