Nananananananana bat star! Sadly, the bat star is not actually a…

Nananananananana bat star! 

Sadly, the bat star is not actually a masked superhero. But it DOES sometimes have as many as nine arms, and is found in many of our national marine sanctuaries! Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary advisory board member Tony Knight spotted this one while on a dive at Anacapa Island. Have you spotted bat stars in the sanctuary? 

(Photo: Tony Knight)

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