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Pin Cushion Sea Star This sea star looks like a vintage pillow. It can be variable in color and be up to 25 cm. It has pentagonal inflated shape with only rudimentary arms.<br />
Lankayan, Reef 38, Sabah, Borneo.     Culcita novaeguineae,Fall,Geotagged Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Pin Cushion Sea Star

This sea star looks like a vintage pillow. It can be variable in color and be up to 25 cm. It has pentagonal inflated shape with only rudimentary arms.
Lankayan, Reef 38, Sabah, Borneo.

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  1. Gorgeous! Are the "patches" part of the species itself? Posted 4 years ago

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''Culcita novaeguineae'' is a species of starfish. It has short arms and an inflated appearance and resembles a pentagonal pincushion. It is variable in colour and can be found in tropical warm waters in the Indo-Pacific.

Similar species: Valvatidan Sea Stars
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Apr 24, 2016. Captured Sep 30, 2015 06:02.
  • XZ-1
  • f/4.0
  • 1/80s
  • ISO100
  • 6mm