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Honeycomb Sea Star - Pentaceraster alveolatus

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    comments (9)

  1. Wow!! Posted 3 years ago
  2. You're spottings are blowing my mind <3 Posted 3 years ago
  3. I have no words for this. You've blown my mind so many times already but you keep upping it. I'm in deep awe! Posted 3 years ago
  4. Incredible M&M... love it. Posted 3 years ago
  5. Thanks all for the nice comments ;-) Posted 3 years ago
  6. Fanbloodytastic! Posted 8 months ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 8 months ago
  7. Beautiful, great colors Posted 8 months ago
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Up to 25 cm. Robust body raised in center with evenly tapering arms. Spines line margins of arms. Color variable from blue and violet to red, gray and tan. Conical spines can be scattered or in rows.

Occurs in sandy-rocky intertidal regions and on reef platform at depths of 1 to 60 m. In shallow waters with seagrasses and macroalgae. Feeds on carrion. Members of the class Asteroidea exhibit both asexual (regeneration and clonal) and sexual (gonochoric) means of reproduction. Life cycle:.. more

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

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Uploaded Jul 20, 2018. Captured May 15, 2018 05:44 in Unnamed Road, Aertembaga, Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/2.8
  • 1/100s
  • ISO200
  • 4.5mm