You Are My Lucky Star

Pacific Blood Star

Environmental Changes

Water loss, Temp. Changes, Salinity changes, Interrupted feeding, Wave Action, Oxygen availability, Limited Space.

Unusual Facts

sea stars do not care for their young

takes 1 year to regrow an arm

there are poisonous starfish

mysterious plague causes starfish to rip off their arms

Special body Adaptations

Body regenerates, spikes on body, inside out stomach, shed arms.

How it moves How it eats What it eats

Predators a Pacific Blood Star Has :(

Predators

king crabs, sea otters, and gulls

HABITAT

rocky bottoms with growth of sponges, bryozoans or algae