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Chocolate Chip Sea Star

Protoreaster nodosus

Description:

Sea stars white & red color with dark, chocolate chip like spines.

Habitat:

Sandy bottoms.

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23 Comments

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago

makes me wanna eat it

Jellyfishnebula
Jellyfishnebula 8 years ago

Cool it looks like a cake!

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Thanks, Insa!

InsafElKhaoua
InsafElKhaoua 8 years ago

wow...that's incredible! it's so beautiful... and it looks like a little cake! :-)

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Que bonito recuerdo..gracias por invitarme a la mision...Ahora mismo pongo mis estrellas! :-)

K.c.Truax
K.c.Truax 9 years ago

Sin palabras! es hermosa, a mi me gustan mucho las chispas de chocolate ademas hehe
Marta te invito a una mission que cree especialmente solo de estrellas de Mar.
Mi razon de crearla esque de nina yo pensaba que habia que ir hasta el especio para ver estrellas,pero me di cuenta que en el mar hay muchas mas y mas hermosas como esta! :)


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The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Gracias Rico!

Rico Bopanna
Rico Bopanna 9 years ago

muy bonita

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Me too :-)

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Like the name chocolate chip.

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Thanks, Nicholas!

Nicholas4
Nicholas4 9 years ago

breathtaking!

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Yes, I love scuba diving :-)

SheaEckert
SheaEckert 9 years ago

It looks like some sort of cake... That I want to eat :)

TracyL
TracyL 9 years ago

this is beautiful do you dive to get these photos?

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Thanks for choosing my picture for spoting of the day, Yasser!

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Thanks Cynthia..I was so tired last night that I set the wrong category :-)

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

@Cynthia, I am just a little curious. How were you able to change the settings for Marta's Spotting?

Yasser
Yasser 9 years ago

Congrats Marta, you've made Spotting of the Day! You can see more here http://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/post... and here http://twitter.com/#!/projectnoah/status...

CynthiaMHori
CynthiaMHori 9 years ago

I changed your setting for you to "other" - as an Echinoderm it cant go in the fish category.

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 9 years ago

Great shot! I have posted one of these too, they're so neat!

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Muy ornamentales, aunque yo prefiero verlas vivitas y en el mar :-)

Carolina
Carolina 9 years ago

Beautiful!

The MnMs
Spotted by
The MnMs

Sihanoukville, Preah Sihanouk, Cambodia

Spotted on Feb 25, 2011
Submitted on May 25, 2011

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