Category: Types of underwater fishes

Types of Starfish-Underwater

The species of starfish number is climbing (more than 2000 species). Commonly these are found in sea floor with different shapes, colors and arms. Few of them are listed below, which are common.

  • Nine Armed or Millipede starfish
  • Sunflower Star
  • Brown Star
  • North Atlantic Starfish
  • Sugar Star
  • Cushion Star or Bahamas Star
  • Brittle star
  • Leather star
  • Morning sun star
  • Pink short spined star
  • Granulated sea star
  • Royal starfish
  • Bat sea star
  • Crown-of-thorns starfish
  • Pacific blood star
  • Egyptian sea star
  • Brisingid sea star
  • Necklace Starfish
  • Giant spined star
  • Chocolate Chip Sea Star or Red Knob Sea Star
  • Blue sea star
  • Australian southern sand star
  • Panamic cushion star

How many types of shark are there underwater?

There are 33 types with different species (approximately 450 species). Some are life-threatening to humans like White Shark, Bull Shark, Hammerhead Shark and Tiger Shark…etc.

Some of them are shown below:

  • Atlantic Sharpnose Shark
  • Angel Shark
  • Basking Shark
  • Black Dogfish Shark
  • Blue Shark
  • Great Hammerhead Shark
  • Great White Shark
  • Sand Tiger Shark
  • Shortfin Mako Shark
  • Thresher Shark
  • Tiger Shark
  • Whale Shark
  • Whitetip Reef Shark
  • Zebra Shark

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