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Recent observations

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hix

Date

November 13, 2016

Description

Starfish, Fromia spp.

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Cushion Star Asterina gibbosa

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pablo18

Date

November 16, 2016 01:08 PM CET

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Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

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willmervau

Date

November 29, 2016 03:34 PM PST

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Bat Star Patiria miniata

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November 13, 2016 02:59 PM PST

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New Zealand Common Cushion Star Patiriella regularis

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d_kluza

Date

December 1, 2016 02:40 PM NZDT

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Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

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yoonachun

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July 19, 2016 02:40 PM EDT

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Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

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freedom2

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November 30, 2016 03:20 PM PST

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Bat Star Patiria miniata

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joe_cutler

Date

November 14, 2016 05:28 PM PST

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Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

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joe_cutler

Date

November 14, 2016 05:12 PM PST

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Crown-of-Thorns Acanthaster planci

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csmitelli

Date

November 16, 2016 10:47 AM COT

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Spiny Starfish Marthasterias glacialis

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lovelyclemmy

Date

September 21, 2016 11:30 AM BST

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Red-knobbed Sea Star Protoreaster lincki

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dan_cawley

Date

May 23, 2013 11:33 AM CET
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Description from Wikipedia

Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea. 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 species of starfish occur on the seabed in all the world's oceans, from the tropics to frigid polar waters. They are found from the intertidal zone down to abyssal depths, 6,000 m (20,000 ft) below the surface.

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