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

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

saraelee

Date

May 7, 2015

Description

Orange Pisaster ochraceus found at Hole in the Wall beach near La Push, WA.

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Date

March 5, 2013

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What

Pacific blood star Henricia leviuscula

Observer

shelleymac11

Date

May 23, 2015 01:44 PM PDT

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What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

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shelleymac11

Date

May 23, 2015 01:44 PM PDT

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Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

shelleymac11

Date

May 23, 2015 01:43 PM PDT

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What

starfish Class Asteroidea

Observer

mongoose57

Date

May 23, 2015 01:06 PM PDT

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

kestrel

Date

May 22, 2015 09:49 AM PDT

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

kestrel

Date

May 22, 2015 08:46 AM PDT

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

kestrel

Date

May 22, 2015 08:42 AM PDT

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

kestrel

Date

May 22, 2015 08:41 AM PDT

Description

Little guy with 2 arms - still alive!

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

kestrel

Date

May 22, 2015 08:39 AM PDT

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Ochre Sea Star Pisaster ochraceus

Observer

kestrel

Date

May 22, 2015 08:39 AM 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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