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Starfish is a asteroidea that generally inhabits shallow to deeper coastal waters. It has a rough skin and can run up to 12.8km/h (8mph). Starfish (protoreaster nodosus) grows 5-20cm (2-20in) and weights 0.1-6kg (0.2-13lbs). The animal lives 3-27 years in a solitary lifestyle. Eats mostly: crustaceans, worms, sea urchins

Facts about starfishs
NameStarfish
TypeAsteroidea
Life Span3-27 years
Average Litter Size1,000,000
Conservation StatusThreatened
ClassAsteroidea
PhylumEchinodermata
LifestyleSolitary
Main PreyCrustaceans, worms, sea urchins
HabitatShallow to deeper coastal waters
Skin TypeRough
PredatorsFish, rays, sharks
Size5-20cm (2-20in)
DietOmnivore
Weight0.1-6kg (0.2-13lbs)
Scientific NameProtoreaster nodosus
KingdomAnimalia
Top Speed12.8km/h (8mph)
Image Details
Description Starfish picture. Starfish
Width 973 pixels
Heigh 691 pixels
File type JPG
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