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Red Star - Echinaster sepositus - In the green

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The commonest red star in the Mediterranean. The central disc is small and has fife circular-sectioned, pointed arms attached to it. Granulous surface. Colour varies from dark red to orangy-red. Found on rocky, detrital bottoms and amongst Neptune grass, from 2-3 meters down to 250 meters. Measures up to 30 centimeters.

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Dieter Achtelstetter
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