Largest sea star
Last updated: October 10, 2017 at 22:45 pm
Sunburst sea star (Evasterias echinosomo) – 96 cm (37.79 in) in diametre. Weight: 5 kg (11 lbs), North Pacific. The arms of the more slender Midgardia xandaros reach more than 70 cm (27 in).
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