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Aquatic Specimen Collection

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  Cnidaria | Mollusca | Crustacea | Polychaeta | Pisces |
Rocks with live benthos

*Special order specimens are those which are infrequently encountered or pose specific collecting challenges. 

 Echinodermata
Example Common name
Latin Name
Comments* Size & Distribution US$

West Coast or Pacific sand dollar

Dendraster excentricus

.

To 4 inches (10cm) diameter. From Alaska to Baja California.

Purple star or Ochre star

Pisaster ochraceus


orange phase

Arm length to 10 inches (25cm). Found from Prince William Sound, Alaska to Cedros Island, Baja California.

Giant pink or Short-spined sea star

Pisaster brevispinus

.

Arm length to 12.75 inches (32cm). From Sitka, Alaska to Santa Barbara, California.

Sunflower star
 < 20 cm dia.
20-45 cm dia.

> 45 cm dia.

Pycnopodia helianthoides

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Arm length to 16 inches (40 cm). Found from Aleutian Islands, Alaska to San Diego, California.

Stimpson’s or Striped sun star

Solaster stimpsoni

.

Arm length to 9 inches (23 cm). From Japan through south Bering Sea to Oregon.

Dawson’s or Morning Sun Star

Solaster dawsoni

.

Arm radius to 8 inches (20 cm). From Point Franklin, Alaska to Monterey Bay, California.

Equal-arm, Vermilion or Red star

Mediaster aequalis

.

Arm length to 4 inches (10cm). Found from Alaska Peninsula to southern California.

Leather or Garlic star

Dermasterias imbricata

.

Arm length to 6 inches (15 cm). From Cook Inlet, Alaska to La Jolla, California

Blood star or Pacific Henricia

Henricia leviuscula

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Arm length to 6.3 inches (16 cm). Found from Aleutian Islands to Turtle Bay, Baja California.

Mottled or False ochre star

Evasterias troschelli

.

Arm length to 12 inches (30cm). From the Pribilof Islands, Alaska to Monterey, California.

Bat star

Asterina miniata

.

Arm length to 3.5 inches (9 cm). Found from Sitka, Alaska to the Gulf of California.

Long-armed sea star, Painted or Rainbow star

Orthasterias koehleri

.

Arm length to 10 inches (25cm). From Aleutian Islands, Alaska to Santa Rosa Island, California.

Spiny sun star, Rose star or Snowflake star

Crossaster papposus

.

Arms up to 3.3 inches (8.5 cm). Circumpolar. In the Pacific, to Washington and the Sea of Okhotsk.

Feather star

Florometra serratissima

over 40 are 25% off

To 10 inches (25 cm) high. From southern Alaska to South America.

California sea cucumber 

Parastichopus californicus

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Can grow to 20 inches (50 cm). From Gulf Alaska to Cedros Island, California.

Burrowing cucumber 

Cucumaria miniata

.

Grows to 8 inches (20 cm). From Aleutian Islands, Alaska to southern California.

  Armoured sea slipper

Psolus chitonoides

   

Green sea urchin

Strongylocentrotus droebachiensisn

.

Test to 3.5 inches (9 cm) diameter. Circumpolar, Alaska to Washington.

Purple sea urchin

Strongylocentrotus purpuratus

.

Test diameter to 6 inches (15 cm). From Alaska to Mexico.

Red sea urchin

Strongylocentrotus franciscanus

.

Test diameter to 3.5 inches (9cm). Range southern Alaska to Mexico.

Daisy brittle stars

Ophiuroidea

over 100 are 25% off

Most common species are the daisy brittle star, long arm brittle star and grey brittle star.