By Kent Cabreira

Ochre Sea Star

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D70
State/Province/Region
CA
Country
US
Nearest Area
James V. Fitzgerald Marine Reserve
Town
Moss Beach
Notes

ISO 200, 300mm, 1/320s, Æ’/5.0

Description

Pisaster ochraceus, also known as the Purple Sea Star or Ochre Starfish, found in a -0.8 foot tide pool of James V. Fitzgerald Marine Reserve in Moss Beach, CA. One of the few minus tides during the year draws a very large crowd to this well-known tide pool location. With all the people stomping around, it was pure luck that this starfish was visible and undamaged. A setting sun provided beautiful light to show this creature in a more artistic light.

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Date Added
November 7, 2012
Date Taken
November 7, 2012

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