Sea star, starfish, Many Pored Star
Fromia polyporais commonly referred to as Sea star, starfish, Many Pored Star. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 250 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 4976 AphiaID: 291675 Scientific: Fromia polypora German: Seestern English: Sea Star, Starfish, Many Pored Star Category: Star Fishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatida (Order) > Goniasteridae (Family) > Fromia (Genus) > polypora (Species) Initial determination: H.L. Clark, 1916 Occurrence: , Tasmanien East Coast Australia, Australia, Bass Strait, Coral sea, Eastern Indian Ocean, Houtman Abrolhos (Abrolhos Islands), Indian Ocean, Norfolk Island, Queensland (Australia), South Australia, Tasman Sea, Western Australia Sea depth: 1 - 3000 Meter Size: 3.94" - 7.87" (10cm - 20cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Bacteria, Clam meat, Detritus Tank: 54.99 gal (~ 250L) Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring 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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Created: 2013-01-09 19:30:54
Last edit: 2019-12-20 20:29:01
(H.L. Clark, 1916)
Endemic in Australia.
Depth 5-6 m.
Feed on detritus.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatacea (Superorder) > Valvatida (Order) > Ophidiasteridae (Family) > Austrofromia (Genus) > Austrofromia polypora (Species)
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