For the first real post I’ve decided to dive right in (excuse the most obvious ever of puns), with a well known and recognizable sea creature: the starfish. 306 more words
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Purple, purple everywhere!
This was one of those days where starfish were everywhere. On this day at the beach, Starvation Bay (Pender Island, BC, Canada) was literally covered with hundreds of purple starfish, quite an amazing site to see. 36 more words
Everyone seems to enjoy imagining what it must be like to have starfish’s limb regeneration capabilities: see earlier post here.
But a mystery disease that causes a sea star’s arms to crawl away from each other until the star is literally ripped apart has been increasing in prevalence over the last several years: this video reports mainly on its effect in Puget Sound and the West Coast. 118 more words