It is important for you to "follow your own star" to what you desire right now. Know that everything is within reach.-Starfish
Starfish is reminding you that although you see things as black and white there is also a middle road of many shades of gray. Know that what you perceive as right or wrong may also fall into these categories and that you must discern where you must give and where you must take. Fighting for the whole shebang will not serve you or anyone else. Compromise will ease the conflict and resolve any dispute.
Alternatively creature may be letting you know that you have to start using some of your higher senses in the situation you find yourself in. Let go of sight and sound and you will be able to feel what is right. The heart will always know the appropriate action.
You move through life doing most things in your own unique way. You trust your instincts and have the innate ability to discern new possibilities and opportunities. You have the ability to follow your inner voice and heart to achieve your goals and desires. You have a tendency to see things either as black or white, up or down, right or wrong and occasionally will judge others with this criteria rather than recognizing that all things are usually balanced somewhere in the middle.
To see a this creature in your dream suggests that you are undergoing a period of healing and regeneration after a period of pain and chaos. Alternatively it could also mean that you have many options to weigh and decisions to make.
A beached dead or dying starfish is a symbol of lost connections. Perhaps you have forgotten to listen to your inner voice and heart.