Saturday, 15 August 2015

Creature 319: Astropecten articulatus

Easy one

I have been publishing a lot of lazy posts lately because I am very close to submitting my PhD thesis. Today is no exception.
Purple and Orange Starfish on the Beach (2884079538).jpg

Astropecten articulatus is a fairly common but cool looking Starfish.


Astropecten articulatus can be found in the Carribean and along the East coast of the United States and South America as far south as Brazil.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Asteroidea
Order: Paxillosida
Family: Astropectinidae
Genus: Astropecten
Species: Astropecten articulatus

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