GEORGETTE DOUWMA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY GEORGETTE DOUWMA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Cushion star (Culcita novaeguineae) on a coral reef. Sea stars, or starfish, are a type of marine invertebrate known as echinoderms. They use tube-like feet on their underside to move across the seabed. They can be predators, plant-eaters or scavengers. Photographed in the Andaman Sea, Thailand.
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