Sea Stars (Asteroidea) - My Hawaiian Images
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If you think all sea stars move slowly, you've never seen a Magnificent sea star. These huge stars (this one was about 30 cm across) glide effortlessly and quickly across the sand, eating primarily other echinoderms. Most Magnificent sea stars (Luidia magnifica) have 10-11 arms and darker coloration...this is a variant sub-species (Luidia aspera) which has reddish markings and only 8 arms--and this specimen has lost one or two and is in the process of regenerating.

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