Field Guide to Shallow Water Seastars of Australia by Loisette M. Marsh and Jane Fromont
Seastars are some of the most beautiful and intriguing animals living in our oceans. Their shapes, diversity of colours, sizes and surface patterns are unique and amazing. Found from the deep sea to the shallow waters of intertidal areas, these ‘stars of the sea’ are often encountered by swimmers, snorkelers and divers, or even washed up on shore after storms and wild seas. This comprehensive guide covers over 200 species of shallow water seastars found in Australia, how to identify them, where they live, what they eat, when and how they reproduce and many other fascinating aspects of their biology.
- Published 2020