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Sand dollars (Dendraster excentricus) Sand dollars live below the average low water mark on top of or just beneath sandy or muddy surfaces. Spines on the somewhat flattened underside of the animal allow them to burrow or to slowly creep through the sand. Photographed at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.  subtidal,community,marine,invertebrates,sdollars,benthic,species,spines,exoskeleton,sand
Sand dollars (Dendraster excentricus)Photo (JPG) Ben FertigIAN, UMCES1230 views13 downloads (Details)Sand dollars live below the average low water mark on top of or just beneath sandy or muddy surfaces. Spines on the somewhat flattened underside of the animal allow them to burrow or to slowly creep through the sand. Photographed at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
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Ria Formosa, Portugal  Coastal,Lagoon
Ria Formosa, PortugalPhoto (JPG) Tim CarruthersIAN652 views6 downloads (Details)
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Starfish, snails, and barnacles, Acadia National Park, Maine Organisms living on rocks at Bass Harbor Head Light, Acadia National Park, Maine Maine,star,fish,organism,water,rock
Starfish, snails, and barnacles, Acadia National Park, MainePhoto (JPG) Lauren Holbrook862 views34 downloads (Details)Organisms living on rocks at Bass Harbor Head Light, Acadia National Park, Maine
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Purple Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) Purple sea urchin can grow up to 3 inches (7 cm) across and are found in the Pacific from Vancouver Island to Isla Cedra, Baja California and are prey to sea otters (among others). Photographed at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.  marine,invertebrates,spines,tidepool,species,intertidal,species,intertidal,community,coastal,species
Purple Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)Photo (JPG) Ben FertigIAN, UMCES963 views15 downloads (Details)Purple sea urchin can grow up to 3 inches (7 cm) across and are found in the Pacific from Vancouver Island to Isla Cedra, Baja California and are prey to sea otters (among others). Photographed at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
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Acanthaster planci (Crown-of-Thorns starfish) Illustration of Acanthaster planci (Crown-of-Thorns starfish), which preys on corals. symbol,vector,illustration,echinoderm,fauna,Animalia,Echinodermata,Asteroidea,Valvatida,Acanthasteridae,Acanthaster planci
Acanthaster planci (Crown-of-Thorns starfish)Vector Graphic (SVG) Tracey SaxbyIntegration and Application Network769 views127 downloads (Details)Illustration of Acanthaster planci (Crown-of-Thorns starfish), which preys on corals.
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Pycnopodia helianthoides (Sunflower Seastar) Illustration of Pycnopodia helianthoides (Sunflower Seastar) symbol,vector,illustration,Echinoderm,sunflower,seastar,Echinodermata,Forcipulatida,Asteriadina,Asteriidae,Pycnopodia,P. helianthoides
Pycnopodia helianthoides (Sunflower Seastar)Vector Graphic (SVG) Tracey SaxbyIntegration and Application Network421 views58 downloads (Details)Illustration of Pycnopodia helianthoides (Sunflower Seastar)
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Feather stars on coral at one of the sites monitored by the Pala Feather stars are related to starfish and sea urchins. They filter feed by catching particles from the water column with their extended tentacles. Palau,tropical,underwater
Feather stars on coral at one of the sites monitored by the PalaPhoto (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES565 views25 downloads (Details)Feather stars are related to starfish and sea urchins. They filter feed by catching particles from the water column with their extended tentacles.
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Starfish This starfish is in the collection at the Maui Ocean Center  starfish,invertebrates,Maui,sea,star
StarfishPhoto (JPG) Ben FertigIAN, UMCES586 views9 downloads (Details)This starfish is in the collection at the Maui Ocean Center
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Crown of thorns starfish in Palau Crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) eating coral at a site monitored by the Palau International Coral Reef Center. Palau,tropical,underwater
Crown of thorns starfish in PalauPhoto (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES510 views10 downloads (Details)Crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci) eating coral at a site monitored by the Palau International Coral Reef Center.
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Rocky intertidal area at Sea West, north of Morro Bay, California Starfish and macroalgae in a rocky intertidal area at Sea West, north of Morro Bay, California California,rocks,intertidal,macroalgae,seaweed,kelp,tide,pools,sea,star,starfish
Rocky intertidal area at Sea West, north of Morro Bay, CaliforniaPhoto (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES616 views15 downloads (Details)Starfish and macroalgae in a rocky intertidal area at Sea West, north of Morro Bay, California
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Feather star on coral at one of the sites monitored by the Palau Feather stars are related to starfish and sea urchins. They filter feed by catching particles from the water column with their extended tentacles. Palau,tropical,underwater
Feather star on coral at one of the sites monitored by the PalauPhoto (JPG) Jane ThomasIAN, UMCES656 views30 downloads (Details)Feather stars are related to starfish and sea urchins. They filter feed by catching particles from the water column with their extended tentacles.
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Diadema antillarum (black sea urchin) The black sea urchin, also called a long-spined sea urchin, is the most abundant and important herbivore on the coral reefs of the western Atlantic and Caribbean basin. When the population of these sea urchins is at a healthy level, they are the main grazers which prevent algae overgrowth of the reef. symbol,vector,illustration,Animalia,Echinodermata,Echinoidea,Diadematoida,Diadematidae,Diadema,antillarum,reef,coral,algae,grazing,abundance
Diadema antillarum (black sea urchin)Vector Graphic (SVG) Jane HawkeyIntegration and Application Network89 views14 downloads (Details)The black sea urchin, also called a long-spined sea urchin, is the most abundant and important herbivore on the coral reefs of the western Atlantic and Caribbean basin. When the population of these sea urchins is at a healthy level, they are the main grazers which prevent algae overgrowth of the reef.
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