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Schlegel´s Feather Star

Comaster schlegelii


Comasteridae. Arms can reach 26 cm (10 in.). Large and bushy with 70-90 arms, commonly orange to yellow and green. Pinnules extend in four planes. Comb teeth near base. Commonly 11-17 cirri.


Inhabit reefs of the West Pacific.


The second pic is for sure a Comaster (I am not sure if same species).

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Tagbilaran, Bohol, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 1, 2012
Submitted on Dec 29, 2012

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