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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.

Aquarium substrates

Arthropods

Bony fishes

Brachiopods

Bryozoa

Cartilaginous fishes

Cnidaria

Echinoderms

Gulf of Maine assortments

Macroalgae

Molluscs

Plankton

Saltwater plants

Sponges

Tunicates

Worms

Gulf of Maine Sea Stars (5 Species)

Gulf of Maine Sea Stars (5 Species)

from 120.00

Gulf of Maine Sea Stars (5 species) may include:

Depending on “catch of the day,”

Common name:  northern sea star

Scientific name:  Asterias amurensis

Locations: shallow waters of the coast, attached to rocks

Seasonality: available all year

Colors:  red, brown, purple, green

Size:  6” - 8”

Collected:  by hand

Quantity:  sold by the each

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

Common name:  horse star

Scientific name:  Hippasteria phrygiana

Locations:  shallow waters of the coast, attached to rocks, in cracks and crevices

Seasonality:  available all year

Color:  bright red to orange

Size:  5”

Collected:  by hand

Quantity:  sold by the each

Common name:  spiny sea star

Scientific name:  Crossaster papposus

Locations:  shallow waters of the coast, attached to rocks, in cracks and crevices

Seasonality:  available all year

Color:  purple

Size:  8” - 10”

Collected:  by hand

Quantity:  sold by the each

Common name:  purple smooth sun star

Scientific name:  Solaster endeca

Locations:  shallow waters of the coast, attached to rocks, in cracks and crevices

Seasonality:  available all year

Color:  purple

Size:  4” - 10”

Collected:  by hand

Quantity:  sold by the each

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 A bucket containing an assortment of sea stars.

A bucket containing an assortment of sea stars.

Tidepool Tim says, "The sea star assortment is an impressive aquarium addition as well as a classroom favorite."