Common Sea Star Asterias forbesi (Desor, 1848)Synonyms: Forbes Sea Star.

Status:

Found in the northwestern Atlantic and the saltier waters of the lower Chesapeake Bay.

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Feeds on bivalves and other marine invertebrates.

There is 1 record in the project database.

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A Common Sea Star falls prey to a Herring Gull in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/4/2007). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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