Next to the sea star T and B lymphocytes, we find the IPA (Invertebrate Primitive Antibody). Rosetting test and PFC test after Injection of SRBC (Sheep red blood cells)were performed in the sea starAsterias rubens (Echinodermata). Positive results were obtained and summarized in this work. They indicated the presence of anti-SRBC antibodies in the sea star, according to the method of Cunningham.
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