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|date of photo between 1980 and 1986
location Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)family Pterasteridaeorder Spinulosidaclass Asteroideahabitat Marinenotes Photographed at depth of 30 m on the open coast off Monterey Bay. This is a slow-moving seastar that defends itself by secreting copious amounts of mucus. Other invertebrates in this view include the seastar Dermasteria imbricata and the sea snail Cypraea spadicea.camera Nikon in Oceanic housingphoto category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other
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