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Numerous Sand Dollars near the shoreline of Samar Calbayog

This shot taken early morning while waiting for fishing boats to arrive, you can view 2 of them from a distance..

Common Sand Dollar(Echinarachnius parma) Sand Dollar live on sand bottom they feed on fine particles of organic matter, and are, in turn, eaten by bottom-feeding fishes. Am not sure but i think this marine animal is a close relative of the starfish(except that they are round in nature). When i was a kid i remember playing with them, throwing them like "frisbee disk" with other kids :-)Was naughty then..

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  • Copyright: remus fuentes (rage_tm) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 221 W: 75 N: 140] (623)
  • Genre: Lugares
  • Medium: Cor
  • Date Taken: 2004-12-30
  • Categories: Natureza
  • Exposição: f/4, 1/500 segundos
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  • Versão da Foto: Versão Original
  • Date Submitted: 2005-01-23 9:22
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