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Sunflower sea star
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
Order:
Forcipulatida
Family:
Asteriidae
Genus:
Pycnopodia
Species:
P. helianthoides
Binomial name
Pycnopodia helianthoides
Brandt, 1835 

Pycnopodia helianthoides, commonly known as the sunflower sea star, is a large sea star found in the northeast Pacific.

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