Classification
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  • English
    • Starfish
    • Sea Stars
    • Starfish species
    • Sea star species
  • Scientific Names
    • Asteroidea
  • Spanish
    • Estrellas de mar

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Common cushion star Patiriella regularis

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

Found under a rock in a tidepool.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kestrel

Date

December 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kestrel

Date

December 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

斑砂海星 Luidia maculata

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

March 29, 2015 02:19 PM HKT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

紅海星 Pentaceraster cumingi

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

March 29, 2015 02:19 PM HKT

Description

紅海星 Panamic cushion star (Pentaceraster cumingi)

Reference
http://www.hkwildlife.net/doc/05_Dickson_lungmeiothers.pdf

Photos / Sounds

P3280295

What

Crown-of-Thorns Acanthaster planci

Observer

davidr

Date

March 28, 2015 02:42 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sunflower Sea Star Pycnopodia helianthoides

Observer

gwark

Date

February 10, 2012 11:09 AM AKST

Description

A small Sunflower Star (Pycnopodia helianthoides) was on the sand between Merrill Rock and Sage Beach.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

aliceh

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

March 17, 2015 02:23 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

rebeccafay

Date

March 17, 2015 02:20 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

jen_1229

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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