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Reticulated sea star

Description: Prized by beachcombers, the sea star (commonly called a starfish) is known for the beauty and variety of its design. This particular species Oreaster reticulates is known as the reticulated sea star. It makes its home in the tropical waters of the western Atlantic Ocean where it is known as a voracious predator of mollusks.
Source: http://www.digitalindy.org/cdm/ref/collection/tcm/id/1161
Collection: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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Subjects: Starfishes
Marine animals
Predatory animals

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