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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

james3

Date

July 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Pict0151-web

What

Red Starfish Echinaster sepositus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

June 23, 2014 12:00 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Pict0131_web

What

Smooth Seastar Hacelia attenuata

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

June 23, 2014 12:00 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

Observer

dpom

Date

July 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

ivanparr

Date

July 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

alileighlilly

Date

June 28, 2014 12:32 PM PDT

Description

Ochre sea stars spotted at low tide on the North Beach in Discovery Park, Seattle, WA -- exhibiting symptoms of wasting syndrome (?)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bat Star Patiria miniata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 16, 2014 07:20 AM PDT

Description

Have been tracking this one for about 6 months - only one in its neighborhood - never strays far from the bat cave.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bat Star Patiria miniata

Observer

dpom

Date

July 16, 2014 07:19 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dpom

Date

July 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

dpom

Date

July 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

dpom

Date

July 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tgosliner

Date

July 13, 2014
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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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