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Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Star), Mediaster aequalis (Vermilion Star)

The vermilion star really caught my eye but the Ochre stars (both common morphs) are pretty nice. The seaweed is Sea lettuce. It could be one of 8 species (Genius Ulva) so I can't call it.


Camera: Pentax Optio WPi
Date: Thursday, July 27th, 2006 at 9:08 AM
Exposure: 1/60 sec at f3.8
ISO: 160 asa
Lens: Built In Zoom Lens at 11.9mm
(equivalent field of view of a 71mm lens on a 35mm camera)
Photographer: John Harvey
Region: North America, British Columbia, Canada
Scientific Name: species related to Pisaster ochraceus (Ochre Star)
species related to Mediaster aequalis (Vermilion Star)
Tag: sea star, kelp
Larger image: 2000 x 1333
Raw image: 2814 x 1876

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