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Sea Star featured in this weeks San Pedro Sun #265738
02/02/08 01:41 PM
02/02/08 01:41 PM
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Sea Star featured in this weeks San Pedro Sun

Cushion Sea Star is yet another name for the Oreaster reticulatus featured this week in the San Pedro Sun. One in the 19 species of sea stars found on our Barrier Reef. The Star above is stalking prey in the Turtle Grasses of Tres Cocos.
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Re: Sea Star featured in this weeks San Pedro Sun [Re: elbert] #265741
02/02/08 02:10 PM
02/02/08 02:10 PM
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No trouble getting them to hold still for the photo.

Re: Sea Star featured in this weeks San Pedro Sun [Re: elbert] #265743
02/02/08 02:14 PM
02/02/08 02:14 PM
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So what is that really???
Looks too perfect to be real.

Re: Sea Star featured in this weeks San Pedro Sun [Re: SP Daily] #265744
02/02/08 02:17 PM
02/02/08 02:17 PM
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Its real and mainly in the turtle grass beds ,have you never seen one snorkeling?

Re: Sea Star featured in this weeks San Pedro Sun [Re: elbert] #265745
02/02/08 02:19 PM
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Yes but yours looks nicer.

Re: Sea Star featured in this weeks San Pedro Sun [Re: SP Daily] #265746
02/02/08 02:20 PM
02/02/08 02:20 PM
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I use a filter for correcting the water color.

Re: Sea Star featured in this weeks San Pedro Sun [Re: elbert] #265747
02/02/08 02:23 PM
02/02/08 02:23 PM
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Joe Miller taught me 'if you think your to close ,get closer'
he was a pretty good under water photographer.

Re: Sea Star featured in this weeks San Pedro Sun [Re: elbert] #265748
02/02/08 02:25 PM
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Yes, Marty still has Joe's U/W photos on this site.

Re: Sea Star featured in this weeks San Pedro Sun [Re: SP Daily] #265815
02/02/08 06:55 PM
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Beautiful Elbert, keep 'em coming. smile


A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

Re: Sea Star featured in this weeks San Pedro Sun [Re: seashell] #265856
02/03/08 08:44 AM
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Very nice. What color filter did you use?


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