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Spiny Sun Star discovered by sam (#4760)

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Sighting Info

Observed: September 13, 2014 @ 8:00 PM
Posted on: September 28, 2014 @ 9:02 PM (diff: 15 days)

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By Tclenche on 9/29/2014 11:01:31 AM

a spiny sun star to be precise. great sighting Sam!

By Tclenche on 9/29/2014 3:00:48 PM

yep, it is the Spiny Sunstar, Crossaster papposus, common in our waters to 20+ fathoms

By sam on 9/29/2014 3:15:57 PM

Thanks, Tom. Seen them lots, but didn't know the name.

By Tclenche on 9/29/2014 7:14:59 PM

i used to get them while scuba diving, salted and dried some for display in my craft shop.

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