noun, plural (especially collectively) star·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) star·fish·es.
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His team also analyzed tissues from starfish that had succumbed in a mass die-off between 2013 and 2014.
When there are too many bacterial cells, they use up so much oxygen that they suffocate the starfish.
I had babies—one so tiny she was still curled up like a fern, the other toddling around gumming everything she could get her little starfish hands on.
The findings suggest a greater diversity of fish may be eating the starfish than previously thought.Fish poop exposes what eats the destructive crown-of-thorns starfish|Jake Buehler|June 8, 2020|Science News
Scientists blame mostly the Crown of Thorns killer starfish.Great Barrier Reef Loses Half Its Coral in Just 27 years|The Telegraph|October 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
On the rocks and sand at the bottom starfish and crabs crawled slowly along or clung to some stone.Stories of California|Ella M. Sexton
The oyster, tight in his shelly fortress, seems safe from the attack of a weak Starfish.
Ask any fisherman what he thinks of the "harmless" Starfish, and he will call it a pest and a nuisance.
The mouth of the Starfish opens into a kind of bag which slips between the oyster shells.
The Starfish merely presses the mussel into its mouth, cleans out the shells, and throws them away.