Starfish belongs to Echinoderms family

Echinoderms are members of a spiny-skinned sea creatures, including starfish, sea urchins and sea cucumbers. Echinoderms are found in all oceans at various depths. Echinoderms have radial symmetry, which means that all their body parts come from one central point, like a wheel. They usually have five symmetrical sections around the central point. The most obvious member of this family is the starfish, which has five appendages with the mouth in the middle. They also have very spiny skin. In fact, these animals are sometimes called spiny-skinned sea animals. - howstuffworks.com; kids.yahoo.com; enchantedlearning.com

Echinoderms are members of a spiny-skinned sea creatures, including starfish, sea urchins and sea cucumbers. Echinoderms are found in all oceans at various depths. Echinoderms have radial symmetry, which means that all their body parts come from one central point, like a wheel. They usually have five symmetrical sections around the central point. The most obvious member of this family is the starfish, which has five appendages with the mouth in the middle. They also have very spiny skin. In fact, these animals are sometimes called spiny-skinned sea animals. - howstuffworks.com; kids.yahoo.com; enchantedlearning.com

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