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Snippets – Starfish turns it’s stomach inside out

Snippets – Starfish turns it’s stomach inside out

+226    Snippets are short clips that reveal a simple visualised event. . Here a Starfish…. Cushion Star (Asterina gibbosa) can be seen turning it's stomach inside out. It inverts the stomach to the outside of itself, where it can digest it's food. The food in the video is a Common Mussel (Mytilus edulis). . In the wild, the Cushion Star (Asterina gibbosa) finds a mussel, straddles it, then pulls it open very slightly. Once there is a small gap between the … Read entire article »

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