Wild Harris

Spiny Starfish

This is the biggest starfish, growing up to half a metre across. An active predator, it is very common around our coast, where it roams the seabed in search of prey.

 marthasterias.jpgSpiny Starfish    (Photo: Paul Tyler)

The biggest starfish around our coasts, the spiny starfish is well protected from attack by predators.

by Paul Tyler

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