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|date of photo Dec 21, 2011
location Pillar Point. Princeton (San Mateo County, California, US)family Asteriidaeorder Forcipulatidaclass Asteroideahabitat Intertidalnotes Detail of the arm tip showing the optic cushion or 'eye spot'. Most sea stars have such a cluster of red-pigmented, light-sensitive cells at the tips of the arms that allow the sea star to detect light and sense changes in its environment.camera Canon EOS 7D, 180mm macro, f/10, 1/60 sec.photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other
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Giant Sea Star, Knobby Sea Star (photographer)
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