Fastest sea star

Last updated: October 4, 2017 at 14:45 pm

1 m/min (3.3 ft/min) – Sunflower star (Pycnopodia helianthoides) of the northeast Pacific from Alaska to Southern California. The sunflower star uses over 15,000 tube feet to reach such a high speed for an animal thought to be extremely slow.

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