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× Two new sea star species discovered in PH

MANILA, Philippines---Two new species of sea stars have been discovered in the Philippines, the National Museum announced last Friday.

The two species, scientifically named Hyalinothrix diversus and Hyalinothrix vitrispinum, were found off Balut Island at depths of around 150 to 250 meters.

The National Museum via Facebook described the new discoveries as "variably shaped and elongate glassine…