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

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Recent observations

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Square

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 28, 2014 08:44 AM PDT

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Square

What

Leptasterias aequalis Leptasterias hexactis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 28, 2014 08:43 AM PDT

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Square

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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dpom

Date

July 28, 2014

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Square

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

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ajwacaser

Date

July 14, 2014

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Square

What

Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

Observer

dpom

Date

July 28, 2014

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Observer

frederic_ducarme

Date

July 26, 2014

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Pict0274-web

What

Smooth Seastar Hacelia attenuata

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

June 25, 2014 10:00 AM CEST

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Pict0189_web

What

Smooth Seastar Hacelia attenuata

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

June 24, 2014 10:30 AM CEST

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Square

What

Bat Star Patiria miniata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 26, 2014 05:57 AM PDT

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Square

What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 26, 2014 05:57 AM PDT

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Square

What

Patiria mimiata Patiria miniata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 26, 2014 05:57 AM PDT

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P7260017

What

Pillow Cushion Star Culcita novaeguineae

Observer

davidr

Date

July 26, 2014 09:07 AM HST

Description

closeup of surface texture

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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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