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    • Starfish
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    • Asteroidea
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    • Estrellas de mar

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Recent observations

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What

Leather Star Dermasterias imbricata

Observer

badwound

Date

August 1, 2015 07:33 AM HST

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Observer

badwound

Date

August 1, 2015 07:24 AM HST

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

badwound

Date

August 1, 2015 07:24 AM HST

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Observer

tgosliner

Date

April 26, 2015 08:01 AM PDT

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What

common seastar Asterias rubens

Observer

jollygoodyellow

Date

November 7, 2014

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What

Pacific blood star Henricia leviuscula

Observer

kestrel

Date

August 1, 2015 12:38 PM PDT

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

kestrel

Date

August 1, 2015 11:57 AM PDT

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Observer

kestrel

Date

August 1, 2015 11:31 AM PDT

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Observer

kestrel

Date

August 1, 2015 11:27 AM PDT

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What

Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

kestrel

Date

August 1, 2015 11:25 AM PDT

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What

Blue Linckia Linckia laevigata

Observer

givernykate

Date

April 27, 2015

Description

Blue Linckia at Sydney Sea Life Aquarium

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What

New Zealand Common Cushion Star Patiriella regularis

Observer

givernykate

Date

April 5, 2015

Place

te kaha (Google, OSM)

Description

Common Cushion Sea Star at Te Kaha

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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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