Seastar ID Help

Fish & Invertebrate sightings and descriptions, hosted by resident NWDC ID expert Janna Nichols (nwscubamom).
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Seastar ID Help

Post by Magoi » Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:02 am

I took this photo of a seastar near Orcas Island this summer and am having trouble identifying it. Anyone know what it is?

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Re: Seastar ID Help

Post by nwscubamom » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:49 am

Why yes! It's an Armpit Blood Star, Henricia sp. How do I know this? From Greg Jensen's new invertebrate book, "Beneath Pacific Tides". YAY for new books!
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Re: Seastar ID Help

Post by Magoi » Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:15 pm

Thanks Janna!

I have his crab books and his free sculpin book. I will order this one now.
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