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Contributors » sam » Polar Sea Star

Polar Sea Star discovered by sam (#4691)

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Sighting Info

Observed: September 10, 2014 @ 7:56 AM
Posted on: September 26, 2014 @ 9:03 PM (diff: 16 days)

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By DiverGuy on 12/9/2014 8:01:56 AM

Specifically it's a Polar Sea Star, Lepasterias polaris. This species has 6 arms as opposed to the more typical 5 arms.

By sam on 12/9/2014 11:30:46 AM

Thanks, for the ID. I haven't heard it called anything but starfish. I will update the name.

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