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Five long tapering arms that are cream and red banded. This one was about 12 in. (30.48 cm). The surface is covered with sharp white or mauve spines, each surrounded by a ring of pedicellariae, tiny pincer-like organs.
Spotted in a tide pool along the Strait Of Juan De Fuca, Olympic Peninsula.
Found in northern parts of the Pacific Ocean with its range extending from California to Alaska.