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Red-knobbed starfish

Protoreaster linckii

Habitat:

beach



1 Species ID Suggestions

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago
Red-Knobbed Starfish
Protoreaster linckii Red-knobbed starfish


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17 Comments

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 3 years ago

Project Noah Fact of the Day: Starfish can completely regenerate their arms, providing them with the ability to drop arms to escape a predator. Because most of their vital organs are distributed throughout their bodies, some can even regenerate an entirely new starfish from just one arm and a portion of the central disc.

Red-knobbed starfish (Protoreaster linckii) spotted in Sri Lanka by PN member NuwanChathuranga.

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Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 6 years ago

Beautiful colors!

JillBlack
JillBlack 6 years ago

Nice spotting

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

Thanks guys!

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 6 years ago

Cool starfish Nuwan!

HazelMarley
HazelMarley 6 years ago

Amazing spotting there, Nuwan!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 6 years ago

Fantastic!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

Thank you bg11a22, Sachindra and Bhagya..!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 6 years ago

wow!!! beautiful.....

SachindraUmesh
SachindraUmesh 6 years ago

wow!! awesome spotting!!!!!

bg11a22
bg11a22 6 years ago

Beautiful starfish!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

Thank you everyone!

Beautiful

Pretty :)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Wonderful Starfish! I never saw one like this before!

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Is very beautiful, Nuwan! I hope it could return to the sea.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

Thank you Marta!

NuwanChathuranga
Spotted by
NuwanChathuranga

උතුරු පළාත Uturu Paḷāta, Sri Lanka

Lat: 9.12, Long: 79.74

Spotted on Dec 13, 2013
Submitted on Dec 22, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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