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Sea Life & Aquarium Substrates

Sea life from the Northern Atlantic Ocean. 50 degree F salt water species. Gulf of Maine Inc. supplies sea life, beach plants, and aquarium substrates from Maine, collected by hand.

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Blood Star (Henricia leviuscula)

Blood Star (Henricia leviuscula)

from 15.00

Common name:  blood star

Scientific name:  Henricia leviuscula

Locations:  shallow waters of the coast, attached to rocks

Seasonality:  available all year

Color:  blood orange

Size:  1” - 3”

Collected:  by hand

Quantity:  sold by the each

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 Blood stars attached to mussels and sponges.

Blood stars attached to mussels and sponges.

Tidepool Tim says,  “These sea stars are a beautiful blood orange color. When most sea stars reproduce, they release their swimming larvae to the sea. Blood stars are remarkable because the female holds on to her eggs in her arms until they are fully formed and ready for release. She’s a protective mom!”