Riviera Beach, Florida     Stars and Octopi

 

Stars, from big cushions to tiny brittles, and the always fascinating octopus.

 

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a waterworld welcome
a waterworld welcome
beaded sea star
beaded sea star
cushion sea star  one-foot across
cushion sea star one-foot across
reticulated brittle star (2)
reticulated brittle star (2)
atlantic longarm octopus
atlantic longarm octopus
hence the name
hence the name
banded sea star
banded sea star
octopus closeup
octopus closeup
cushion stars
cushion stars
contemplating
contemplating
battle pose
battle pose
here comes the opponent
here comes the opponent
octopi battle
octopi battle
fight is on
fight is on
victory dance
victory dance
blunt spined brittle star
blunt spined brittle star
banded-arm brittle star
banded-arm brittle star
cushion seastar
cushion seastar
common octopus  4
common octopus 4
reticulated brittle star on variegated u
reticulated brittle star on variegated u
atlantic longarm octopus2
atlantic longarm octopus2
nine-armed sea star
nine-armed sea star
atlantic longarm octopus
atlantic longarm octopus
common octopus
common octopus
cushion seastar six-arm mutant
cushion seastar six-arm mutant
common octopus
common octopus
deep hued cushion star
deep hued cushion star
common octopus (3)
common octopus (3)
common octopus (4)
common octopus (4)
baby cushion star
baby cushion star
common octopus smiling
common octopus smiling
banded sea star a
banded sea star a
common octopus
common octopus
atlantic longarm octopus 1
atlantic longarm octopus 1
atlantic pygmy octopus
atlantic pygmy octopus
cushion with six arms
cushion with six arms
atlantic longarm octopus
atlantic longarm octopus
mature and juvenile cushion star
mature and juvenile cushion star
reticulated brittle star
reticulated brittle star
octopus relaxing
octopus relaxing