Category Archives: marine biology
Pic of a Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) breaching during cooperative hunting activity; May River, Beaufort County, South Carolina. Amazing.
Asterias forbesi or A. rubens? A. forbesi has a bright orange madreporite (“f-orange-besi”). Actually easier to remember now, as A. rubens was recently determined a synonym of the accepted taxonomic name, Echinaster (Echinaster) sepositus (Retzius, 1783)