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Recent observations

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What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

kburke

Date

June 1, 2006

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What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

kburke

Date

June 1, 2006

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What

Comb Sea Star Astropecten andersoni

Observer

maractwin

Date

January 29, 2016 06:56 PM PGT

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

nanorca13

Date

April 19, 2014 02:24 PM PDT

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

allisonjgong

Date

February 10, 2016

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What

Mottled star Evasterias troschelii

Observer

hawnzd

Date

February 8, 2016

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

hawnzd

Date

February 8, 2016

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Square

Observer

kestrel

Date

February 8, 2016 05:36 PM PST

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Observer

kestrel

Date

February 8, 2016 05:04 PM PST

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What

Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

Observer

kestrel

Date

February 8, 2016 04:34 PM PST

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New Zealand Common Cushion Star Patiriella regularis

Observer

emily_r

Date

February 10, 2016 06:13 PM NZDT

Place

Waitara (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Reef Starfish Stichaster australis

Observer

emily_r

Date

February 10, 2016 05:53 PM NZDT

Place

Waitara (Google, OSM)
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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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