Starfish / Kamm- Seestern

(Archaster angulatus)

starfish - Kammseestern

The Latin name for sea stars" echinoderm" literally means "spiny-skinned". This starfish really fits the name! The German name "Kamm-Seestern" refers to the comb like appendages.

This sea star lives on sandy areas and if in danger it buries very quickly.

Leyte, Philippines , February 2003

Nikon Coolpix 5000 in sealux housing and subtronic flash

. Copyright Teresa Zubi