Starfish 5"- 6", Pentastar Obtusatus is a beautiful and common starfish or sea star frequently encountered in the Philippines. It has a distinctive orange color with white highlights. Low bumps cover the surface. We love them grouped together in a bowl but a single piece also makes a lovely decor accent on a table, bookshelf or anywhere you want to make a statement.
A featured item from our Kennebunkport Collection.One-of-a-kind unique items sourced from the Kennebunk’s in southern Coastal Maine. Bring an authentic piece of nautical or coastal history into your home.
*This is fragile fossil from the ocean and will have imperfections and its own characteristics and vary slightly from the photos, making them unique gorgeous displays.
DIMENSIONS: 5” x 6” approximate
ORIGIN: Indo-Pacific Ocean
HISTORY & FACTS:Starfish are star-shapedechinoderms belonging to the classAsteroidea. Common usage frequently finds these names being also applied to ophiuroids, which are correctly referred to as brittle stars or basket stars. Starfish are also known as asteroids due to being in the class Asteroidea. About 1,900 species of starfish occur on the seabed in all the world's oceans, from warm, tropical zones to frigid, polar regions. They are found from the intertidal zone down to abyssal depths, at 6,000 m (20,000 ft) below the surface.