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Short spined sea star

Pisaster brevispinus

Description:

A reddish pink starfish with short white spines. The diameter is about 30 cm (they can grow to 60 cm).

Habitat:

Spotted in a saltwater lagoon at low tide. There were several of these starfish near a culvert opening eating mussels, which were plentiful.


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Washington, USA

Lat: 47.65, Long: -122.62

Spotted on Apr 25, 2018
Submitted on Apr 28, 2018

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