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    • Sea star species
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    • Asteroidea
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    • Estrellas de mar

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bat Star Patiria miniata

Observer

jmaughn

Date

October 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sunflower Sea Star Pycnopodia helianthoides

Observer

awiladzi

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blood Star Henricia sanguinolenta

Observer

charlie

Date

October 13, 2014 10:03 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Sea Star Pisaster giganteus

Observer

dpom

Date

October 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Starfish species Class Asteroidea

Observer

m_jon

Date

September 21, 2014 02:52 PM NZST

Description

This starfish was washed up on the rocky beach at Boulder Bay.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Starfish species (Class Asteroidea) Class Asteroidea

Observer

lupra

Date

March 22, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Observer

m_jon

Date

June 29, 2014 10:29 AM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

hostetm

Date

June 28, 2014

Description

The starfish in this photo, seen during low tide in Golden Bay

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common cushion star Patiriella regularis

Observer

nicholasmaynenz

Date

April 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

March 22, 2014

Description

Patangaroa

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

New Zealand Common Cushion Star Patiriella regularis

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

March 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Starfish Patiriella regularis

Observer

hazara

Date

February 15, 2014 12:34 PM NZDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Starfish or sea stars are echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea. The names "starfish" and "sea star" essentially refer to members of this class. However, common usage frequently finds these names being also applied to ophiuroids, which are correctly referred to as "brittle stars" or "basket stars". About 1,500 living species of starfish occur on the seabed in all the world's oceans, from the tropics to subzero polar waters. They are found from the intertidal zone...

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