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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

james3

Date

August 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Starfish Class Asteroidea

Observer

natasha84

Date

August 17, 2014 12:11 PM PDT

Description

8/17/2014 - Lone Ranch Creek, OR: Starfish washed up on the beach. Purple, bloated. One arm was white and pulled out like long taffy.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Thousand-pores Sea Star Fromia milleporella

Observer

frederic_ducarme

Date

August 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Starfish Class Asteroidea

Observer

ephraimz

Date

August 3, 2014 10:56 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bat Star Patiria miniata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 11, 2014 08:20 AM PDT

Description

Juvenile, about 1/2" - beautiful mottled bluish color.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sunflower Sea Star Pycnopodia helianthoides

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 11, 2014 06:28 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 12, 2014 08:33 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bat Star Patiria miniata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 12, 2014 08:31 AM PDT

Description

Unusual 6-legged individual.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 12, 2014 06:58 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sunflower Sea Star Pycnopodia helianthoides

Observer

dpom

Date

August 11, 2014

Description

Young starfish, about 3 inches across.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bat Star Patiria miniata

Observer

dpom

Date

August 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Starfish Class Asteroidea

Observer

pjwilson

Date

August 9, 2014 12:27 PM PDT
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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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