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Solaster stimpsoni  (Striped Sun Star)

Photo of Solaster stimpsoni by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2056)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sitka Sound, SE Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Rocky areas
Photo Date Upload Date October 18, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2056
Notes Almost always red or orange with a blue stripe running down the arms. In captivity seemed to prefer the orange sea cucumber Cucumeria miniata and in turn were preyed upon by the morning sunstar Solaster dawsoni.

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