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    • Asteroidea
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Recent observations

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Forbes's Starfish Asterias forbesi

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ganderson

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May 20, 2016 03:04 PM EDT

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Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

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anudibranchmom

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May 24, 2016 07:14 AM MST

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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anudibranchmom

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May 24, 2016 07:45 AM MST

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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anudibranchmom

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May 24, 2016 07:43 AM MST

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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sslimpet

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May 24, 2016 08:46 AM PDT

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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ajwacaser

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May 24, 2016 10:10 AM PDT

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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ajwacaser

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May 24, 2016 10:03 AM PDT

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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ajwacaser

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May 24, 2016 09:59 AM PDT

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Bat Star Patiria miniata

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sarah106

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May 24, 2016 09:09 AM PDT

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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sarah106

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May 24, 2016 09:01 AM PDT

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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ajwacaser

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May 24, 2016 09:42 AM MDT

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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ajwacaser

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May 24, 2016 09:41 AM MDT
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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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