Starfish regenerating a new body

Starfish regenerating a new body

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Caption: Starfish growing a new body. The large arm (upper right) was severed from the body of a mature starfish. If the victim survived the injury, it will have grown a new arm. The arm, meanwhile, can grow a whole new starfish, as seen by the four developing arms at lower left. Starfish at this stage are sometimes called "comets", because of their unusual appearance. Photographed in the Maldives.

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Keywords: animal, arm, asexual, biological, biology, body, comet, echinoderm, fauna, growing, growth, indo-pacific, injured, injury, invertebrates, maldives, nature, one, regenerating, regeneration, regrowing, reproduction, severed, single, starfish, underwater, wildlife, zoological, zoology

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