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Crossaster papposus Common Sunstar, Puget Sound king crab

Crossaster papposusis commonly referred to as Common Sunstar, Puget Sound king crab. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Crossaster papposus, 2018


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lexID:
2127 
AphiaID:
124154 
Scientific:
Crossaster papposus 
German:
Gewöhnlicher Sonnenstern 
English:
Common Sunstar, Puget Sound King Crab 
Category:
Star Fishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatida (Order) > Solasteridae (Family) > Crossaster (Genus) > papposus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1767 
Occurrence:
Zirkumpolar, Russland, the North Sea, Alaska, Aleutian Islands, Arctic (North Polar Sea), Bering Sea, Brazil, Canada , Corea, European Coasts, Greenland, Gulf of California, Iceland, Japan, Newfoundland, North Atlantic Ocean, North Pacific (Ocean), Scandinavia, Spitsbergen /Svalbard, the British Isles, USA, White Sea 
Sea depth:
0 - 1200 Meter 
Size:
9.84" - 13.78" (25cm - 35cm) 
Weight:
0,277 kg 
Temperature:
-1,7 °F - 8,5 °F (-1,7°C - 8,5°C) 
Food:
cannibalism (preys on conspecifics), Carnivore, Clams, Food tablets, Predatory, Sea urchins, Snails, Starfishs, Worms 
Difficulty:
suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Crossaster borealis
  • Crossaster campbellicus
  • Crossaster diamesus
  • Crossaster helianthus
  • Crossaster japonicus
  • Crossaster multispinus
  • Crossaster penicillatus
  • Crossaster scotophilus
  • Crossaster squamatus
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-03 13:53:06 

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Crossaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767)


Synonymised names:
Asterias affinis Brandt, 1835
Asterias helianthemoides Pennant, 1777 (synonym)
Asterias papposus Linnaeus, 1767
Crossaster aboverrucosus (Brandt, 1835)
Crossaster affinis (Brandt, 1835) (Synonym according to Fisher (1911))
Crossaster koreni Verrill, 1914
Crossaster neptuni Bell, 1881
Solaster affinis (Brandt, 1835) (synonym)
Solaster papposus (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Stellonia papposa (Linnaeus, 1767)

Direct children (1):
Variety Crossaster papposus var. septemtrionalis Sladen, 1882

External links

  1. Marine Species Identification Portal (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. MarLIN - The Marine Life Information Network (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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