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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Starfish

Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea. Common usage frequently finds these names being also applied to ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/invertebrates/group/starfish

Marine scientists have undertaken the difficult task of replacing the beloved starfish's common name with sea star because, well, the starfish is not a fish. It's an ...

kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/sea-star

Sea Star. 58372. PROFILE. Dive Deeper. ABOUT US · CONTACT US · VISIT NATIONALGEOGRAPHIC.ORG · SUBSCRIBE · PRIVACY POLICY · TERMS OF ...

aqua.org/explore/animals/sea-stars

Sea stars are invertebrates related to sea urchins, sea cucumbers and sand dollars, which are all echinoderms. Echinoderm means spiny skin—a reference to ...

www.thoughtco.com/facts-about-sea-stars-2291865

Aug 4, 2017 ... Starfish are fascinating creatures. Also known as sea stars, they are not actually fish. Learn why and explore more facts about this unique sea ...

www.edc.uri.edu/restoration/html/gallery/invert/sea.htm

Sea Star (Asterias forbesii). Alternate common name: Forbes Sea Star, Starfish. Color: Brownish purple to orange with lighter underside. Size: Up to 12 inches ...

blogs.ucl.ac.uk/museums/2011/06/10/starfish-or-sea-star

Jun 10, 2011 ... Last week a visitor asked whether starfish should be called starfish or sea stars. At the Grant Museum our asteroideans are labeled as starfish.

oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/starfish.html

Sea stars live underwater, but that is where their resemblance to fish ends. They do not have gills, scales, or fins. Sea stars live only in saltwater. Sea water ...

www.nytimes.com/2017/08/23/nyregion/sea-stars.html

Aug 23, 2017 ... The common sea star (Asterias forbesi) has regenerative powers and preys on bivalves by prying open their shells and cleaning out their ...