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Pisaster brevispinus  (Giant Pink Star)

Photo of Pisaster brevispinus by <a href="http://www.naturediver.com">Derek Holzapfel</a>
© Derek Holzapfel (Photo ID #14907)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Pender Island Photographer Derek Holzapfel
Habitat sand bottom
Photo Date November 10, 2010 Upload Date October 17, 2011
Elevation (m) -6
UTM Zone # Latitude 48.7488174438477
UTM Easting Longitude -123.182571411133
UTM Northing Photo ID # 14907
Notes Pender Island - Boundary Pass ocean access towards north. 20' deep, 8C. This one has a crab in its crotch. Can grow up to 65cm across and loves to eat clams.

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