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