I managed to get a sneak peak of this gorgeous purple starfish in the rockpools off Victoria! This was an exciting find as it's been ages since I've seen one in this area!
Starfish along the west coast suffered from a major die-off due to sea star wasting disease, a gruesome disease that decimated the population. Millions died & it's thought to be one of the worst wildlife die-offs ever. But after 5 years of decline they're finally recovering, & it's incredible to see them bouncing back!