This is not a complete list of local echinoderms -- it is only those species for which I have photos.

Thumbnail photos are links to the species page.

  Holothuroidea - Sea Cucumbers
Warty Sea Cucumber
Parastichopus parvimensis
California Sea Cucumber
Parastichopus californicus
White Sea Cucumber
Eupentacta quinquesemita
Sweet Potato
Caudina arenicola
  Echinoidea - Sea Urchins
Purple Sea Urchin
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Red Sea Urchin
Strongylocentrotus franciscanus
Crowned Sea Urchin
Centrostephanus coronatus
White Sea Urchin
Lytechinus anamesus
Heart Urchin
Lovenia cordiformis
Sand Dollar
Dendraster excentricus
  Asteroidea - Sea Stars
Giant Spined Star
Pisaster giganteus
Spiny Sand Star
Astropecten armatus
Ochre Star
Pisaster ochraceus 
Bat Star
Asterina miniata
Red Sea Star
Mediaster aequalis
Sunflower Star
Pycnopodia helianthoides
Fragile Rainbow Star
Astrometis sertulifera
Fragile Star
Linckia columbiae
Blood Star
Henricia leviuscula
Short Spined Sea Star
Pisaster brevispinus
Leather Star
Dermasterias imbricata
Channeled Sea Star
Tethyaster canaliculatus
Six-arm Sea Star
Leptasterias hexactis
Need Full Body Image Rainbow Star
Orthasterias koehleri
  Ophiuroidea - Brittle Stars
Spiny Brittle Star
Ophiothrix spiculata
Smooth Brittle Star
Ophioplocus esmarki
Brittle Star
Ophiopteris papillosa


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Brittle Star
Ophiopsilla californica

Unidentified Baby Stars