At the sight of these star­ry sea crea­tures, even the most weary beach­go­er will be cap­ti­vat­ed by their extra­or­di­nary­ness. Your atten­tion is pre­sent­ed to the won­der­ful starfish sun­bathing on the beach­es in dif­fer­ent parts of the world

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Rocks against which sea water beats, bound­less clouds — all this in a fish­ing vil­lage, near the city of Aroko, in Chile. The starfish seems to be lost in the shal­lows, wait­ing for the tide to leave the shore:

Of the approx­i­mate­ly 2,000 vari­eties of starfish, some often have 6 or more limbs, and some vari­eties even have 10–15 limbs. A starfish can restore a lost limb, so every­thing is always har­mo­nious and pro­por­tion­al in its struc­ture. This lone starfish, pho­tographed off the south­west coast of Cuba:

With crys­tal clear water, a reef and a rocky shore in the back­ground, this pic­ture is so beau­ti­ful it looks like a Pho­to­shop hoax, but no! The pho­to was tak­en in Aus­tralia, name­ly, off the coast of Lysed Island in Queens­land.

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This bright red starfish looks like it’s wak­ing up from a nap. This won­der­ful pho­to was tak­en in the city of Paphos on the Mediter­ranean island of Cyprus:

There seems to be a whole con­gre­ga­tion of orange-pur­ple starfish loung­ing casu­al­ly on the rocks — over­flow­ing with fog — in Wash­ing­ton state:

This starfish sits on a green, vel­vet-like sur­face in front of moun­tain ponds on the Por­tuguese coast:

A wave-caught starfish was pho­tographed at East­bourne on the south coast of Eng­land.

Pho­tog­ra­ph­er John White took this pho­to near Port Lin­coln, a city locat­ed on Boston Bay in the south­ern part of the Eyre Penin­su­la in South Aus­tralia:

See also
White Pocket and Vermillion Rocks

The starfish can change its col­or from yel­low to orange to red. This is one of the most unusu­al crea­tures on our plan­et.

The starfish has a small eye at the end of each of its ten­ta­cles, but they don’t see very well. They only dis­tin­guish between light and dark­ness. How­ev­er, it helps them make out mov­ing objects such as preda­tors or prey.