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.
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: More related species in this lexicon:
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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.
Asterias sentus Say, 1825
Echinaster (Othilia) spinosus Muller & Troschel, 1842 ((at least part) Synonym according to Sladen (1889) and Verrill (1915).
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