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Oreaster reticulatus (Oreasteridae) Maria la Gorda, Cuba. Jan 1, 2013. Cuba,Geotagged,Oreaster reticulatus,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Oreaster reticulatus (Oreasteridae)

Maria la Gorda, Cuba. Jan 1, 2013.

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  1. Wonderful composition. This looks like something straight out of a holiday brochure :) Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks! Nowhere else have I seen starfish on sandy bottoms like that, some of them practically at the shore line. And there were a whole bunch of them too! Posted 4 years ago

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''Oreaster reticulatus'', commonly known as the red cushion sea star or the West Indian sea star, is a species of marine invertebrate, a starfish in the family Oreasteridae. It is found in shallow water in the western Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

Similar species: Valvatidan Sea Stars
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Aug 13, 2016. Captured Jan 1, 2013 10:52 in Unnamed Road, MarĂ­a la Gorda, Cuba.
  • DSC-RX100
  • f/4.5
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO80
  • 10.4mm