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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 20, 2015 01:01 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Sea Stars Class Asteroidea

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 20, 2015 12:50 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 20, 2015 12:47 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 20, 2015 12:46 PM NZDT

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Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 20, 2015 12:45 PM NZDT

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Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 20, 2015 12:45 PM NZDT

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Square

What

Common cushion star Patiriella regularis

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 19, 2015 06:18 PM NZDT

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Square

What

Common cushion star Patiriella regularis

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 10, 2015 04:36 PM NZDT

Description

Feeding on dead crab.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common cushion star Patiriella regularis

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 10, 2015 04:21 PM NZDT

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Square

What

Common cushion star Patiriella regularis

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 10, 2015 03:42 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

January 24, 2015

Place

island bay (Google, OSM)

Description

Found in and returned to a tide pool.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

March 1, 2014 12:00 PM HST

Description

Common Name: sea star, Scientific Name: Asteropsis carinifera, Event #: MOOCUBE_02, Specimen #: XMOO_3557, Location: UC Berkeley Gump Station, Moorea, French Polynesia

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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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