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Are starfish fish?
March 27, 2008 2:57PM
No, the correct name is Sea Star. All fish are Vertebrate chordates. Sea Stars do not have a hollow notochord (chordate). Sea Stars belong to the Phylum Echinoderm (spiny skin). Other members of this Phylum are the sand dollars, sea urchins and sea cucumbers.