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    • Asteroidea
  • English
    • Starfish
    • Sea Stars
    • Starfish species
    • Sea star species
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    • Estrellas de mar

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Common cushion star Patiriella regularis

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 15, 2014 03:56 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common cushion star Patiriella regularis

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 15, 2014 03:57 PM NZDT

Description

Small green cushion starfish in a tidal rock pool.

Photos / Sounds

What

Pacific blood star Henricia leviuscula

Observer

hawnzd

Date

November 23, 2014

Place

Owen Beach (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

vicc

Date

December 15, 2014 02:37 PM AKST

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What

Giant Sea Star Pisaster giganteus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 14, 2014 09:55 AM PST

Description

About 1" across.

Photos / Sounds

What

Knobby Sea Star Pisaster giganteus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 14, 2014 09:51 AM PST

Description

Was feeding on a barnacle, later spit out the empty shell.

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 14, 2014 02:08 PM PST

Description

These two appeared reasonably healthy...?

Photos / Sounds

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 14, 2014 02:04 PM PST

Description

Saw at least five large ones on the breakwater suffering from the wasting virus.

Photos / Sounds

Pb020310

Observer

davidr

Date

November 2, 2014 10:31 AM AEST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Seven-armed star Astrostole scabra

Observer

elmoz343

Date

December 14, 2014 06:30 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

maractwin

Date

November 23, 2014 05:46 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

elmoz343

Date

December 14, 2014 05:52 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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