Apr 9, 2008: Sea Stars: Not Really That Cute

Tideflat Critters

eyeofstarfish Underside of a sea star, up close. The entrance to the mouth is covered by a mass of tube feet. The mouth opens up into the mobile cardiac stomach, which leads to a fixed stomach, which leads to the anus, which is on the top of the star. tubefeet

Tube feet suctioned onto a rock. Read more about sea stars here.

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