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Pyramid Sea Star
Pharia pyramidata

Location

Loreto National Park, Mexico

Date

12/09/2006

Description

Pyramid Sea Stars have a small central disc and long arms that have rounded tips. These Sea Stars reach 30 cm (12 inches) in diameter. They may be brown, gray, lavender or tan in color depending on their diet, with yellow to orangish spots on the discs arranged in rows on the arms. The Pyramid Sea Star is found on and under rocks from the intertidal zone to depths up to 140 meters.

Photo Link

https://www.instagram.com/p/CDuEDYYHc7m/

Learn More

https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=292795
Octavio Aburto
Professional photographer associated at the iLCP and a Associate Professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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