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Coscinasteria tenuispina - Hanging on

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Irregular starfish with 6 - 12 different length arms, slightly flattened and pointed. Body covered with prickly plates and spines. Colour varies from whitish to reddish with purple or bluish markings. Found on rocky, algae-rich bottoms from 3-5 meters down to 100. Measures up to 20 centimeters.

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Dieter Achtelstetter
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Sunday 14 May 2017
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Sunday 14 May 2017
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