05/27/2012 03:10 pm ET

15 Stunning Pictures Of Starfish Sunbathing

Starfish belong to a beach vacation like sandcastles and sunburn. They're not fish, of course, but rather close cousins of sand dollars and sea urchins. Thus, calling them sea stars (or Asteroidae) is less misleading, and it's the moniker preferred by marine biologists, so there!

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