Gallery description : types of starfish with pictures

The average weight is 0.1-6kg (0.2-13lbs). These asteroideas usually live 3-27 years. Starfish is a asteroidea that usually inhabits shallow to deeper coastal waters. It has a rough skin type. The preferred food type is omnivore. The top speed it can reach is 12.8km/h (8mph). Starfish (protoreaster nodosus) has a size 5-20cm (2-20in).

Click here to see more information about starfishs
Facts about starfishs
NameStarfish
Skin TypeRough
TypeAsteroidea
KingdomAnimalia
LifestyleSolitary
Scientific NameProtoreaster nodosus
PhylumEchinodermata
Top Speed12.8km/h (8mph)
Weight0.1-6kg (0.2-13lbs)
PredatorsFish, rays, sharks
Main PreyCrustaceans, worms, sea urchins
Size5-20cm (2-20in)
Life Span3-27 years
Conservation StatusThreatened
HabitatShallow to deeper coastal waters
Average Litter Size1,000,000
DietOmnivore
ClassAsteroidea
Image Details
Description Types of starfish with pictures. SUNFLOWER STARFISH - this is one of the largest starfish species
Width 973 pixels
Heigh 691 pixels
File type JPG
Download this image
You may also like
Animal Picture Society (beta)