Unlikely Couple

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This relationship will not last :-).

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Comments (7)

tmoj on March 26, 2012

Hi Derek,

your starfish pictures are really interesting. Maybe this is how the other one lost an arm...?

Best wishes, Timo

Derek Holzapfel on March 27, 2012

Thanks Timo; Most likely the arms were lost from being attacked by other sea stars. As far as I know, Urchins do not eat them. take care, Derek

Nenad Obradovic on April 5, 2012

Very nice photo.

Bartolomeo Gorgoglio… on May 18, 2012

A starfish going for lunch ! really nice one !

Renáta .K. (Renáta's… on May 21, 2012

If the relationship works, we'll have yet another new species for you to discover! ~●≈ ℒ&ℱ ≈●~

Derek Holzapfel on May 21, 2012

Thank you for all your generous comments Renata. If the pairing of these two species is successful, then you should be the one to provide the name. :-) Take care, Derek

sergio Delmonico on November 2, 2012

Ciao Derek

Very wonderful Photo

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 25, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Derek Holzapfel
    • Taken on 2012/03/21 10:29:56
    • Exposure: 0.013s (1/80)
    • Focal Length: 6.87mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • Flash fired