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Meet the ochre sea star

I knew them as star fish, but since they are not very fish like they’re now sea stars. These beauties are at the Heal the Bay Aquarium at Santa Monica Pier. 45 more words

Heal The Bay

Color Pole

Nice color on the pole, no?

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Dive Site: Pearl Farm Jetty, Aljui Bay, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, February 2014


See Stars

“We have this amazing capacity to be reborn everyday and say who do I want to be today?” – Jack Kornfield

Today the heavy rain and dismal sky outside matches how I feel on the inside. 283 more words

Starfish Blue

“Starfish Blue” ~ 4″ x 6″ watercolour, pen and ink

A companion piece to “Treasure from the Sea”… a colourful starfish, caressed by the gentle surf, brilliant colours gleaming. 14 more words

Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris)


Sea otter eating a sea star and then a bivalve. An example of the Optimal Foraging Model. The sea star requires much less handling time then the bivalve. 50 more words

Fort DeSoto

In April we drove out to Fort De Soto Park, near St. Petersburg.  The waves were crashing and the wind was blowing, perfect shelling weather. The best shells were near the Gulf Pier, which is by the Fort.   9 more words


unfortunate news about #sea stars
unexplained die-off is quite bizarre.
sea star wasting #disease
never been quite like these
we hope that resilient they are… 17 more words