Starfish
(Asterias forbesi)

Kingdom: Animalia

     Phylum:
Echinodermata

          Class:
Stelleroidea

               Order:
Forcipulata

                    Family:
Asteriidae

                         Genus:
Asterias

                              Species:
forbesi
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aboral view


oral view


tube feet
(close up)


internal features
(aboral view)


internal features


cross section of arm

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Last updated: 11/15/99 caf/cac