Common star fish

Common star fish

Asteria rubens
Scale 7 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3


Animalia, Echinodermata, Asteroidea

This species a carnivore, feeding on animals across a size range of 5-7. For example, it feeds on blue mussels by inserting its own stomach through the tiniest gaps opening the shell.
Habitats: rocky shore

Graphic by UK Marine