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Updated 7/15/2016

Family Oreasteridae

HAWAII

Pentaceraster cumingi

Waikiki Aquarium

 

Anglers Reef, Oahu, 45 feet



Ma'alaea Bay, Maui, 25 feet



Juvenile, Ma'alaea Bay, Maui


Maunalua Bay, O'ahu, 60 feet
 

KNOBBY STAR

Locally common on sand, rubble, and beds of Halimeda kanaloana, areas typically ignored by divers.  Color and texture variable.  Attains 12 inches.  Hawai'i & the Tropical Eastern Pacific.