Asterias rubens or Leptasterias muelleri?

Asterias rubens  or Leptasterias muelleri?

Observation - Asterias rubens or Leptasterias muelleri? - UK and Ireland. Description: Two different examples of a starfish which seems like Asterias rubens or Leptasterias muelleri. The regular pattern of white plates/spines is not like rubens but it is not as spiny, particularly in the second example, as mu

Two different examples of a starfish which seems like Asterias rubens or Leptasterias muelleri. The regular pattern of white plates/spines is not like rubens but it is not as spiny, particularly in the second example, as muelleri.