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|(Zool.) ||a pentagonal starfish belonging to Goniaster, Astrogonium, and other allied genera; - so called from its form.|
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There is also a lesser-known species called cushion stars
but you really have to look carefully for them and Worms Head causeway, Gower, is the only place I know where you can find them in Wales.
He added: "There are pencil urchins which are ordinary sea urchins with a very strong pencil-like spine, cushion stars
which are strange star fish, and bizarre crabs.
And he said even cushion stars
, a rare type of starfish which was almost wiped out in the area, had now recovered their numbers.