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(shown with Corynactis californica)
|Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
ID: 0000 0000 0305 0558 (2005-03-18)
Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences
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date of photo between 1980 and 1985
latitude 36.81817 longitude -121.79356 max error distance 26012 meters
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Outer Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)family
habitat Subtidalnotes This leather star is hunched over its anemone prey in a characteristic embrace. It is one of the few predators of the anemone, a large part of its diet. The seastar makes every effort to avoid contact with the anemone's potent nematocysts. Depth 27 m.camera Nikon in Oceanic housing
photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other
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Leather Star (photographer)
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