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Curious Creatures of the California Coast: Crinoids - Dr Abalone
Animal? plant? aliens? Chances are you have never met a crinoid, although they are one of the most common invertebrate creatures along the California coast below 75 ft depths. Meet Florometra serratissima, the common crinoid or feather star of the Pacific coast. They average around 8-10 inches in height but are as light as a…