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Blue starfish (Coscinasterias tenuispina). Clear example of regeneration, many stars can regenerate any part of their body, even from a single arm can form a complete individual. Marine invertebrates of the Canary Islands, Tenerife.

© Sergio Hanquet / Biosphoto

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Image size: 5309x3544 pixels (17.7"x11.8" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2022-02-18

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Individual / Stage of development / Adult


Individual / Nobody

Shot / Black background

World sea and ocean / Atlantic Ocean / North Atlantic Ocean / Macaronesia

Animal / Wild animal / Invertebrate / Echinodermata / Sea star / Sea Star (Coscinasterias sp) / Blue starfish (Coscinasterias tenuispina)

Species / Species particularity / Aquatic species / Saltwater species

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (zoology) / Arm


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Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

Europe / European Union / Spain / Canary Islands archipelago / Tenerife

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Close-up

Shot / Close-up / Detail

Species / Species particularity / Regeneration

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Echinodermata / Stelleroidea / Asteroidea / Forcipulatida / Asteriidae / Coscinasterias

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