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Asteroidea (Sea Stars) is a group of echinoderms. There are 1935 species of sea stars, in 376 genera and 41 families. This group has been around since the Ordovician Period. Sea Stars includes groups like Paulasteriidae. They are carnivores. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious. Sea Stars are slow moving animals.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of sea stars. View this species on GBIF

sea stars Habitats

The environments in which many sea stars species are known to live. Select an environment to see its sea stars species checklist.

sarah faulwetter   cc-by-nc-sa

Sea Star Habitats

The environments in which many sea stars species are known to live. Select an environment to see its sea stars species checklist.