Facts about Star Fish

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Facts about Star Fish

Despite being called a fish, the starfish is not a fish. It is an echinoderm, a marine animal with spiny skin and no backbone.

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Facts about Star Fish

Starfish have the ability to regenerate. If you cut a starfish into pieces, each piece will grow into a whole new starfish.

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Starfish are brainless. They have special cells that gather information and send signals with the help of a nerve network inside the body.

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Facts about Star Fish

There is no blood in a starfish's body. Starfish use sea water instead of blood to transfer nutrients throughout their bodies.

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Starfish do not have eyes, but they do have an eyespot at the tip of their arms. This eyespot helps them in sensing light.

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Starfish are also called Sea Stars. 

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Facts about Star Fish

Starfish can consume food outside their body. The stomach of a starfish oozes out to consume and digest food and then finally moves back in.

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There are more than 2000 species of star fish.

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