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    • Asteroidea
  • English
    • Starfish
    • Sea Stars
  • Spanish
    • Estrellas de mar

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Recent observations

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Observer

elialopezgreene

Date

September 10, 2014

Description

Estrella de bradley observada en la Ensenada El Embudo, en la Isla Espíritu Santo.

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

wendy5

Date

September 21, 2014

Description

Here is one of only three Pisaster ochraceus or Purple (aka Ochre) Stars I found today, in an area that used to have hundreds prior to the outbreak of Sea Star Wasting Syndrome. It was about 10" across, under a foot of water at low tide, and appeared very healthy. The white marks are caused by the reflection of sunlight through the water.

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wendy5

Date

September 21, 2014

Description

This tiny, pale 1" Leptasterias hexactis or Colorful Six-armed Star, aka Six-rayed Star, was found when I turned over a rock at low tide. Apart from three Pisaster ochraceus, it was the only sea star I found today on this beach.

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What

Sea Stars (Class Asteroidea) Class Asteroidea

Observer

harumkoh

Date

November 3, 2012 03:08 PM JST

Place

suma, kobe (Google, OSM)

Description

ヒトデ.

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What

Starfish Class Asteroidea

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mytilludie

Date

September 20, 2014

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lupra

Date

March 22, 2011 09:34 AM CET

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What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

dominic

Date

July 12, 2014

Description

Was out of the water for quite some time. It was still alive however.

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enricoschifani

Date

July 31, 2014

Place

Ustica (Google, OSM)

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enricoschifani

Date

July 31, 2014

Place

Ustica (Google, OSM)

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

dpom

Date

September 9, 2014

Description

yummy!

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What

ochre sea star Pisaster ochraceus

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tsoleau

Date

August 25, 2014

Description

Wasting disease.

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

September 9, 2014 08:12 AM PDT
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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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