Sea stars feeding on scallop jingles (Monterey, California, USA)

Credit: Michelle Kaiser (Monterey, USA)


Sea stars while feeding on scallop jingles





The inserted picture was taken at the commercial Wharf Piling and shows Sea stars such as Pisaster ochraceus whilefeeding on scallop jingles that are very plentiful within the harbor. This star is joined by a purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, and a decorator crab, Loxorynchus spp.




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