|Vermilion Sea Star|
Mediaster aequalis is one of the smaller sea stars, ranging in size from 76 to 127 mm (3 to 5 in). It is found on many types of beaches at very low tides, usually negative tides. Also known as the vermillion sea star it is omnivorous. Found along the west coast of North America, ranging from Alaska to California.
- Lambert, Philip (2000). Sea Stars of British Columbia, Southeast Alaska and Puget Sound. Royal BC Museum
- Kozloff, Eugene (1993). Seashore Life of the Northern Pacific Coast. University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA.
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