Chocolate chip sea star
Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. Very common in Indonesia and the Philippines.
Protoreaster nodosus coloration is variable, from white/light brown to bright red, sometimes dark.
Replaced in Western Indian Ocean by Protoreaster linckii.
at Bunaken (Indonesia)
at Moalboal (Philippines) © phantomkinneas
at Siete Pecados (Philippines) © jc_mara
at Cabilao (Philippines) © jc_mara
at Moalboal (Philippines) © jc_mara
at Moalboal (Philippines) © subdadyves
at Siladen Island (Indonesia)
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