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Young gibbous starlet, dorsal view

Young gibbous starlet, dorsal view

Z550/0178

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DR KEITH WHEELER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR KEITH WHEELER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Young gibbous starlet (Asterina gibbosa) starfish, light micrograph. The outline has two types of protuberances, the short jagged spines and the long rounded tube feet (podia). This dorsal (top) view shows a blurred central dark mass that is the digestive sacs (pyloric caecae). The mouth (not seen) is on the underside of the starfish. For this ventral (underside) view, see image Z550/177. Magnification: x36 when printed at 10 centimetres across.

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