Starfish

© Jean Tresfon

Vito ra ntolovelo ra xindyangu

Starfish

Vito rinwana

Seastar

Vito ra xi science

Asteroidea

Size

Ku fika eka 1 m.

Nhlamuselo

Miri wa yona wuphambarharile laha wuhlanganaka wuhetelelaka wuva na mavoko. Yina kufika eka 5 kumbe kutlula wa mavoko kuya fikela eka (24). Nomo w ayona wulaha ehansi yitlhela yiva na milenge ya machupu yo famba hi yona.

Tinwani tina swikhutu kumbe swimitwani eka miri wa tona na mavoko. Mihlovo ya hambana kusuka eka buraweni, ntima kumbe ku basa, orenji, tshuka, xitshopani na purple.

Vuxokoxoko

Ntlawa wa Asteroidea wuwela e hansi ka ndyangu wa Echinodermata phylum, lowu katsaka hinkwato ti Feather nati Brittlestars, Sea cucumbers nati Sea urchins. Swihadyana leswi fambaka hikunonoka, nokumeka le hansi kumbe etshakwini ra lwandle.

Yi kota kuva yitlhela yimila yanwana mavoko loko yi lahlekeriwa hiyanwana mavoko. Kasi tinwana tikota no hundzuluxa khwiri ra tona leswaku swita olova kuva tigayela, tirhelo leri rivitaniwa evisceration. Ti andzisana hikuva titshikela matandza.

Swakudya

Yidya tihumba, ti clams,ti oysters, tihlampfi letintsongo nati detritus.

Kuhangalaka

Ti kumeka eka tinxaka hinkwato ta malwandle ya laha emisaveni ku katsa na Arctic.

Common species

Granulated seastar - Choriaster granulatus
Pincushion starfish - Culcita schmideliana
Red seastar - Linckia laevigata