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Red Sea Cucumber
Cucumaria miniata

Cucumaria miniata is commonly known as the orange sea cucumber due to its striking color. It its oft… read more

Eccentric Sand Dollar
Dendraster excentricus

Eccentric sand dollar (Dendraster excentricus), also known as the sea-cake, biscuit-urchin, western … read more

Leather Star
Dermasterias imbricata

Dermasterias imbricata or the leather star is a starfish in the family Asteropseidae. It is found at… read more

Long-spined Urchin
Diadema antillarum

Diadema antillarum, also known as the lime urchin, black sea urchin or the long-spined sea urchin, i… read more

Pacific Blood Star
Henricia leviuscula

Henricia leviuscula, commonly called the Pacific blood star, it is a species of starfish found along… read more

Variegated Urchin
Lytechinus variegatus

Diadema antillarum, also known as the lime urchin, black sea urchin or the long-spined sea urchin, i… read more

Equal Sea Star
Mediaster aequalis

Mediaster aequalis is one of the smaller sea stars, ranging in size from three to seven inches. It i… read more

Five-holed Keyhole Urchin
Mellita quinquiesperforata

Mellita quinquiesperforata (Leske, 1778) is a tropical species of sand dollar, a flat, round marine … read more

Cushion Star
Oreaster reticulatus

Oreaster reticulatus, commonly known as red cushion sea star, is a species of marine invertebrate, a… read more

California Sea Cucumber
Parastichopus californicus

The giant California sea cucumber (Parastichopus californicus) is a sea cucumber that can be found f… read more

Bat Star
Patiria miniata

The Bat star (Asterina miniata), also known as Sea bat, Webbed star and Broad-disk star, is an echin… read more

Short-spined Sea Star
Pisaster brevispinus

Pisaster brevispinus, commonly called the Pink Sea Star, Giant Pink Sea Star, or Short-spined Sea St… read more

Ochre Sea Star
Pisaster ochraceus

Pisaster ochraceus, generally known as the Purple Sea Star, Ochre Sea Star or Ochre Starfish, is a c… read more

Sunflower Star
Pycnopodia helianthoides

The sunflower sea star (Pycnopodia helianthoides) is a large predatory sea star usually with 16&ndas… read more

Green Sea Urchin
Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis

Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis is commonly known as the green sea urchin because of its character… read more

Red Sea Urchin
Strongylocentrotus franciscanus

Strongylocentrotus franciscanus, commonly called Red Sea Urchin (although its color ranges from pink… read more

Purple Sea Urchin
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

The California purple sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, lives along the eastern edge of the… read more

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