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Aquilonastra anomala Dwarf Coral Star

Aquilonastra anomalais commonly referred to as Dwarf Coral Star. 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 Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater

Aquilonastra-anomala-jj-0098-030215_Darker in color than the typical orange ones we see.


Courtesy of the author Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater . Please visit www.underwaterkwaj.com for more information.

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lexID:
14064 
AphiaID:
459522 
Scientific:
Aquilonastra anomala 
German:
Korallen-Gänsefuß-Seestern 
English:
Dwarf Coral Star 
Category:
Star Fishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatida (Order) > Asterinidae (Family) > Aquilonastra (Genus) > anomala (Species) 
Initial determination:
(H.L. Clark, ), 1921 
Occurrence:
Australia, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, Lord Howe Island, Marschall Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Singapore, Tonga 
Sea depth:
0 - 37 Meter 
Size:
1,5 cm 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
No reliable information available 
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:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-08-28 16:59:48 

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Aquilonastra anomala (H.L. Clark, 1921)

These small seastars are sometimes quite common under rocks on lagoon reefs and pinnacles. They are often irregular in shape and number of arms, as though they are constantly breaking up and regenerating. The colour is variable.

Synonymised names:
Asterina anomala H.L. Clark, 1921

External links

  1. marinelifephotography.com (en). Abgerufen am 28.08.2021.
  2. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 28.08.2021.
  3. wildsingapore.com (en). Abgerufen am 28.08.2021.
  4. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 28.08.2021.

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