Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class
Asteroidea. Common usage frequently finds these names being also applied to ...
Learn all you wanted to know about starfish (sea stars) with pictures, videos,
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You probably know sea stars as starfish, the name sea stars are commonly
known by. But sea stars aren't really fish. Sea stars, like sea urchins and sand
Sea Star (Asterias forbesii). Alternate common name: Forbes Sea Star, Starfish.
Color: Brownish purple to orange with lighter underside. Size: Up to 12 inches ...
Sea stars are invertebrates related to sea urchins, sea cucumbers and sand
dollars, which are all echinoderms. Echinoderm means spiny skin—a reference
Starfish (sea stars) are beautiful animals that can be a variety of colors, shapes
and sizes, although all resemble a star. While some appear smooth, they all have
Jul 18, 2014 ... Here are 11 facts about starfish or sea stars as they are now called to help gain a
better understanding about them. All images used courtesy of ...
Sea Stars of the Pacific Northwest. This site includes descriptions of 30 species of
sea stars encountered from the intertidal zone to a depth of (100 ft) on the ...
Sea Stars characteristically have five arms extending from a central disk like a
star. In the aquarium they can be fed small pieces of fish, placing the food near or
SPECIES. Click on any of the images below to view the page for that Sea Star.
Arctic Cookie Star · Bat Star · Blood Star · Colourful Six-Armed Star · Cookie Star.