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A sand dollar

A live sand dollar – it was safely returned to the water…

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At the beach – crab and sand dollar

A crab and a sand dollar at the beach – both were safely returned to the water

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Sand dollar

A sand dollar at Kye Bay – Lazo

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Kye Bay – Sand Dollar

A dead, sun bleached sand dollar at Kay Bay

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Sand Dollar

Sand dollars have a rigid skeleton (known as a test) consisting of calcium carbonate plates arranged in radial pattern. In live sand dollars the test is covered by a skin of velvet-textured spines that are covered with very small hairs … Continue reading

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