Sun Star Photos, Pycnopodia helianthoides


Photos of Pycnopodia helianthoides, Sun star
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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, Pycnopodia helianthoides Sunflower star (sun starfish), dorsal surface detail, Pycnopodia helianthoides, San Nicholas Island

Updated: January 17, 2021

Species permalink: Pycnopodia helianthoides
Common name permalink: Sun star