While it may not look like starfish have eyes, they do - although they're not like our eyes. A starfish has eye spots that cannot see details, but can detect light and dark. These eye spots are at the tip of each of the starfish's arms - so a 5-armed starfish has 5 eye spots, a 40-armed starfish has 40!
See a Starfish's Eye
A starfish's eye spots lie underneath its skin, but you can see them. If you get a chance to gently hold a starfish, often it will tilt the end of its arms upward. Look at the very tip, and you might see a black, or red dot. That's the eye spot.