Project Description

The spiny pink star (Pisaster brevispinus) has the ability to extend its tube feet near its mouth deep into the sand in search of clams.  This sea star can grow very large, up to 38 inches (99 cm) across and is one of the largest sea stars found in the oceans of the world.  The spiny pink star is usually a light pink colour, and has a range from southern Alaska to southern California.