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Under The Dock, a marine life series by Hakai Institute

Described as a fearsome predator on the British Columbia coast, sunflower sea stars “can grow to a diameter of one meter, and have a voracious appetite for all sorts of animals on the rocky reef.” From Hakai Institute, this is one in their Under The Dock series of short videos featuring incredible but often unnoticed local creatures… like the Opalescent Nudibranch, a colorful sea slug:

Red Tubeworms are red, white, and yellow creatures that might look at home in a Dr. Seuss book:

Chitons are plate-protected marine mollusks:

Get a closer look at Red Rock Crabs of the North American coast:

…and finally, explore these small and spiny urchins:

Explore more videos featuring echinoderms, nudibranches, all kinds of worms, mollusks, crabs (lots of them), and sea urchins on this site. Favorite: This Jorunna sea slug looks like a tiny, fluffy sea bunny.

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