Apr 20, 2010 ... But starfish? How are these seemingly innocuous creatures able to protect
themselves? How do they get away? When things come after them?
Starfish appear graceful as they move around the ocean floor and coral reefs, but
they are predators. ... Although the starfish isn't faster than predators such as
sharks, he can move quickly enough to get away from ... Other Protection.
For starters starfish do not have a brain, however they are able to feel and make
decisions using their senses. A starfish ... They protect themselves with armor.
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Jan 20, 2013 ... What sea stars will do is that they would force a mussel to get exhausted. ... The
mussels' reaction is to close shut to protect themselves.
It does not appear to be eaten by Solaster, however, perhaps for reasons of ...
Although large-sized Pisaster ochraceus can defend itself from the predator with
Starfish cannot swim, and they do not use gills to breathe. ... A sea star's spines
are used for protection from predators, which include fish, sea otters and birds.
Though it can not see nearly as well as we do, sea stars can detect light and its
general direction. They have ... How Do Sea Cucumbers Protect Themselves?
Acanthaster planci, better known as the crown-of-thorns starfish, have been ...
Not only do sessile invertebrates have to protect themselves from predators, they
Some starfish actually use this ability as a defense mechanism to protect
themselves from predators. If they feel threatened by a predator, starfish can drop
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Dec 16, 2003 ... The Biogeography of the Purple Ochre Sea Star (Pisaster ochraceus) ... of
exposure to air, a mechanism that is most likely used to protect itself from
predators (Lambert, 2000). ... However, otters do not eat the entire sea star.