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Ptilosarcus gurneyi  (Gurney's Sea Pen)

Photo of Ptilosarcus gurneyi by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #15665)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Skookumchuck Narrows Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat subtidal, mud/sand
Photo Date Upload Date January 04, 2012
Elevation (m) -20
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.7604789733887
UTM Easting Longitude -123.938400268555
UTM Northing Photo ID # 15665
Notes The Orange Sea Pen reaches 50 cm tall. Common along BC coast, sometimes in very dense colonies on suitable substrates. Capable of fully retracting into the substrate.

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