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Our docks, facilities, and access trails on Calvert Island are closed to visitors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This closure extends to the shorelines of Pruth Bay, West Beach, and North Beach.

Hakai Wild: Sunflower Sea Star - Hakai Institute

Hakai Wild: Sunflower Sea Star

The star of this episode of Under the Dock is one of the most fearsome predators on the British Columbia coast. Sunflower sea stars can grow to a diameter of one meter, and have a voracious appetite for all sorts of animals on the rocky reef. Find out more about these multi-armed marvels.