National Geographic : 1936 Aug
UNDERSEA GARDENS OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC COAST @ National Geographic Society Painted by Else Bostelmann under direction Roy W. Miner SEA STARS. LIKE SKY STARS, VARY IN SIZE AND BRILLIANCY IN THE GULF OF MAINE Most conspicuous is the red and white SUNBURST STAR with arms "radiating." Beyond it is a common SUN STAR with 10 arms. The red PHRYGIAN SEA STAR (lower left) has short, stumpy arms. This and the brown CRISP SEA STAR (left center) are usually found in water of 10 fathoms or more. Most abundant are the COMMON STARFISH and FORBES'S SEA STAR, several of which, varying in color, sprawl to the left. On kelp fronds waving above crawl two small RED STARS. SEA CIIRYSANTIIEMUMS display petal-like tentacles on the mound (right). Just below are two WHITE-ARMED ANEMONES. Slender arms squirming, a BRITTLE STAR (lower right) crawls to shelter. GREEN SEA URCHINS in the foreground.