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Culcita novaeguineae Cushion star, Pin-Kissen Sea Star

Culcita novaeguineaeis commonly referred to as Cushion star, Pin-Kissen Sea Star. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
2668 
AphiaID:
212298 
Scientific:
Culcita novaeguineae 
German:
Großer Kissenseestern, Östlicher Kissen-Seestern, Neuguinea-Kissenstern 
English:
Cushion Star, Pin-Kissen Sea Star 
Category:
Star Fishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatida (Order) > Oreasteridae (Family) > Culcita (Genus) > novaeguineae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Müller & Troschel, 1842 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, (the) Maldives, Australia, Bali, China, French Polynesia, Gilbert Islands, Guam, Gulf of Bengal / Bay of Bengal, Hawaii, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Lembeh Strait, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Singapore, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Seychelles, Tuamoto Islands, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 90 Meter 
Size:
up to 15.75" (40 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 82.4 °F (23°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Coral polyps = corallivorous, Detritus, Invertebrates 
Tank:
219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-12-02 09:59:43 

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Der Culcita novaeguineae kommt in vielen verschiedenen Färbungen vor, er hat keine bzw. nur sehr kleine Stacheln.

External links

  1. Atlas of Living Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Bioactive asterosaponins from the starfish Culcita novaeguineae. (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Homepage Bernd Hoppe (divemecressi) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. Wild Singapore Homepage (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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