Dozens of starfish wash up on Outer Banks post-Sandy

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These amazing photos show how Hurricane Sandy affected marine life.

Tony Brittain took these photos after the storm and you can see these starfish  appearing to be lifeless on the beach.

We made a call to the Virginia Aquarium to find out how this may have happened.

But without further examination, there’s no definite for experts to telling if these starfish are still alive.

The aquarium adds that if the starfish remain on the beach they will likely die.

View more Sandy photos here.