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Common starfish (added via Android)

Observed: 10th June 2013 By: tommoses
Pembrokeshire Coast National Park
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Description:

found in coastal rocky shore habitat under a rock

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which common starfish (asterias rubens) interacts

Comments

wildaboutnature's picture

Does look a bit more red than

Does look a bit more red than normal and spines look very conspicuous....!

Clare Flynn

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I thought that but couldnt

I thought that but couldnt find anything else that fit the bill better.... Do you think it might be summat else then Clare?

Discovery Ranger Tom
PCNPA

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No, I think its Asterias

No, I think its Asterias rubens, just a bit atypical in colour. As you say, I just don't think there's anything else it could be. I'm happy to be corrected though!

Clare Flynn