Giant Starfish Photo

A giant sea star, or starfish, on a rocky reef underwater, Pisaster giganteus, San Clemente Island
A giant sea star, or starfish, on a rocky reef underwater.
Species: Giant sea star, Pisaster giganteus
Location: San Clemente Island, California
Image ID: 25410  
Sun starfish.  This enormous starfish can have up to 24 arms, grow to 30 inches in diameter and have as many as 15000 tube feet.  Sun stars are usually pink, purple or brown in color although will occasionally be red or yellow. They can regrow lost arms, Pycnopodia helianthoides
Sun starfish. This enormous starfish can have up to 24 arms, grow to 30 inches in diameter and have as many as 15000 tube feet. Sun stars are usually pink, purple or brown in color although will occasionally be red or yellow. They can regrow lost arms.
Species: Sunflower star, Pycnopodia helianthoides
Image ID: 14949  
Sun starfish.  This enormous starfish can have up to 24 arms, grow to 30 inches in diameter and have as many as 15000 tube feet.  Sun stars are usually pink, purple or brown in color although will occasionally be red or yellow. They can regrow lost arms, Pycnopodia helianthoides
Sun starfish. This enormous starfish can have up to 24 arms, grow to 30 inches in diameter and have as many as 15000 tube feet. Sun stars are usually pink, purple or brown in color although will occasionally be red or yellow. They can regrow lost arms.
Species: Sunflower star, Pycnopodia helianthoides
Image ID: 14950  
Starfish (sea star), detail showing tube feet ending in small suckers, Pisaster giganteus, La Jolla, California
Starfish (sea star), detail showing tube feet ending in small suckers.
Species: Giant sea star, Pisaster giganteus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 07015  
Giant sea star (starfish) detail, Pisaster giganteus, La Jolla, California
Giant sea star (starfish) detail.
Species: Giant sea star, Pisaster giganteus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 05362  
Giant sea star (starfish) detail, Pisaster giganteus, La Jolla, California
Giant sea star (starfish) detail.
Species: Giant sea star, Pisaster giganteus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 05363  
Giant sea star (starfish) detail, Pisaster giganteus, La Jolla, California
Giant sea star (starfish) detail.
Species: Giant sea star, Pisaster giganteus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 05364  
Giant sea star (starfish) detail, Pisaster giganteus, La Jolla, California
Giant sea star (starfish) detail.
Species: Giant sea star, Pisaster giganteus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 05366  
Giant sea star (starfish) detail, Pisaster giganteus, La Jolla, California
Giant sea star (starfish) detail.
Species: Giant sea star, Pisaster giganteus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 05367  
Starfish (sea star), dorsal surface detail including spines and pincers, Pisaster giganteus, La Jolla, California
Starfish (sea star), dorsal surface detail including spines and pincers.
Species: Giant sea star, Pisaster giganteus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 07013  
Starfish (sea star), dorsal surface detail including spines and pincers, Pisaster giganteus, La Jolla, California
Starfish (sea star), dorsal surface detail including spines and pincers.
Species: Giant sea star, Pisaster giganteus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 07014  
A starfish (sea star) on the sandy bottom, Pisaster giganteus, Santa Barbara Island
A starfish (sea star) on the sandy bottom.
Species: Giant sea star, Pisaster giganteus
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California
Image ID: 10141  
Sunflower star (sun starfish), dorsal surface detail, Pycnopodia helianthoides, San Nicholas Island
Sunflower star (sun starfish), dorsal surface detail.
Species: Sunflower star, Pycnopodia helianthoides
Location: San Nicholas Island, California
Image ID: 10182