Star of the Tidepool


A starfish in all its glory is fully exposed in a Carmel Bay tidepool in the days before the starfish population was devastated by a mystery disease called Star Fish Wasting Syndrome. I took this shot in July of 2011. The disease struck the West Coast beginning in 2013. I’ve only seen a handful of starfish in recent years. Scientists report seeing large number of baby starfish this month but say it is too early to tell if these babies are diseased.

Published by 67steffen

My labels: grandfather, father, veteran, writer, poet, photographer and dreamer in pursuit of the meaning of life. Getting close, although I'm running out of time--probably why I'm so close.

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