A common sunstar fish or Crossaster papposus is exposed at low tide in a rich intertidal zone on Moser Island in Alaska's Southeast. It normally has nine or ten arms but can have many more. They have a piny texture and pray on other sea stars, sea urchins, snails, cucumbers and sea anemones.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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- Tongass National Geographic Magazine MM7258