'Starfish Mouth'

Starfish Mouth

[Public Domain] 24 Jan 2010 Dylan O'Donnell
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This is a close up photo of a long since dead starfish. This is less than 1cm in total and shows the structure and texture of the carbonate endoskeleton around the mouth. You might be surprised to learn that starfish also have microscopic eyes on the end of each arm that allows them to detect light and movement.

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