Blood star
(Henricia leviuscula)

image of a Blood star

Image ID: 62-00

Comments : This blood star has an intriguing pink center. Surrounding anemones are metridium senile, and several types of snails, as well as a Hermit Crab. I'm not sure what the orange substrate is, probably some sort of coraline algae.
Common name : Blood star
Scientific Name : Henricia leviuscula
Location Found : Snowfall, BC, Canada
Actual Size : 6 inches
Camera Used : Canon EOS D30 digital in Ikelite housing
Natural History :