Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Eight-Armed Sea Star

We just learned about the Necklace Starfish.

Another type of starfish is the Eight-Armed Sea Star.

This animal lives in the pacific, and it's coloring could be brown/green, brown/orange or brown/black.
It has pointed arms, a flat top and is usually about 10 inches wide.

These starfish live underwater in the muddy sand, burying themselves so they can't be seen.
They eat things like sea urchins, sand dollars, sea cucumbers or snails.

(from: wikipedia - luidia maculata)

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