Starfish Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea. Common usage frequently finds these names being also applied to ophiuroids, which are correctly referred to as brittle stars or “basket stars”. Scientific name: Asteroidea Phylum: Echinodermata Class: Asteroidea; De Blainville, 1830 Kingdom: Animalia Rank: Class Higher classification: Asterozoa Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea. Common usage frequently findsContinue reading “Starfish”