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Updated 6/15/2014

Family Asterinidae

HAWAII

Aquilonastra anomala

Kahalu'u tidepool, Hawaii

 

Kaupo, Oahu, 3 feet

 



Ma'alaea Bay, Maui

DWARF STAR

Locally common under stones in shallow water.  Has six or seven arms, color variable, breaks apart to reproduce.  Attains 0.5 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.  Formerly known as Asterina anomala.