S. No Species Station I Station II Total
1 Luidia maculata 101 25 126
2 Astropecten indicus 426 17 443
3 A. hemprichi 37 19 56
4 Stellaster equestris 151 24 175
5 Anthenea pentagonula 1 0 1
6 Protoreaster lincki 0 2 2
7 Pentaceraster regulus 0 1 1
8 P. affinis 2 0 2
  Total   718 88 806
Table 1: Distribution of sea stars along the two stations of landing centers in the Parangipettai (Mudasalodai and Annankoil) south east coast of India.