Starfish: Types, Characteristics & Anatomy


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Starfish are echinoderms, making them close relatives of:

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1. The vascular system of a starfish circulates which fluid?

2. Starfish move by what means?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet measures your knowledge of starfish. Topics that would be beneficial to learn include a venomous species of starfish and how starfish eat.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With the assessments you will be evaluated on the following:

  • How starfish move
  • The fluid circulated in the vascular system of starfish
  • A venomous species of starfish
  • How starfish eat
  • Close relatives of starfish

Skills Practiced

The following abilities will be practiced in the related worksheet and quiz:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding starfish and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the close relatives to starfish
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how starfish eat

Additional Learning

To further your knowledge about starfish, check the related lesson called Starfish: Types, Characteristics & Anatomy. The lesson touches upon the following objectives:

  • Identify the phylum and class starfish belong to
  • Recall the different types of starfish there are such as common sunstars and the sunflower sea star
  • Review the anatomy of a starfish
  • Learn about where starfish typically are found
  • Understand how starfish are able to regenerate arms and also form an entire new starfish from an arm