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Pisaster ochraceus
Pisaster ochraceus
(shown with Anthopleura elagantissima)
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0705 0675 (2005-07-20)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  between 1980 and 1985
  • latitude 36.81856   longitude -121.79270   max error distance 26012 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Asteriidae
  • order Forcipulatida
  • class Asteroidea
  • habitat  Subtidal
  • notes   Located on a wharf piling, the sea star is preying on Anthopleura anemones.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Sea-star (Cynthia Trowbridge )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Cynthia Trowbridge    Mar 2, 2007

    Action: changed name from "Pisaster ochraceous" to "Pisaster ochraceus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "species name spelled incorrectly"

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