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Echinaster (Othilia) sentus Red Spiny Starfish

Echinaster (Othilia) sentusis commonly referred to as Red Spiny Starfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Robyn J. Waayers, USA

Echinaster sentus. Marco Island, Florida.Jan. 2015


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lexID:
13737 
AphiaID:
178752 
Scientific:
Echinaster (Othilia) sentus 
German:
Roter Dornenseestern 
English:
Red Spiny Starfish 
Category:
Star Fishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Spinulosida (Order) > Echinasteridae (Family) > Echinaster (Genus) > (Othilia) sentus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Say, ), 1825 
Occurrence:
Belize, Cuba, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, South Atlantic, the Caribbean, USA 
Sea depth:
6,5 - 51 Meter 
Size:
4.72" - 7.09" (12cm - 18cm) 
Temperature:
69.8 °F - 82.4 °F (21°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Carrion, omnivore 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Echinaster aculeata
  • Echinaster arcystatus
  • Echinaster brasiliensis
  • Echinaster cylindricus
  • Echinaster echinatus
  • Echinaster echinophorus
  • Echinaster farquhari
  • Echinaster glomeratus
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-03-24 20:20:46 

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Echinaster (Othilia) sentus (Say, 1825)

Echinaster sentus is a species of echinoderms in the family Echinasteridae. They are omnivores. They have sexual reproduction.

Synonymised names:
Asterias sentus Say, 1825
Echinaster (Othilia) spinosus Muller & Troschel, 1842 ((at least part) Synonym according to Sladen (1889) and Verrill (1915).

External links

  1. EOL (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  2. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.

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