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07/11/19 - Second Beach - Starfish

A few years ago, just about all of the starfish in the Pacific Northwest were wiped out by a mysterious disease. At low tide we would often see them clinging to rocks close to sea level waiting out the dry period. Then, they were gone. We have heard that they were recovering, but we only saw a handful of them, here and there. This time, we made our way out to a seastack, and there they were, by the dozen. There were others on more accessible rocks. It is such a relief to see them coming back.


More starfish

Even more starfish

Do we even need a caption here?

Some anemones

Starfish at the south end of Second Beach

More starfish ...

Wow, lots more starfish

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