Cuming's sea star
Neoferdina cumingiis commonly referred to as Cuming's sea 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.
lexID: 706 AphiaID: 368977 Scientific: Neoferdina cumingi German: Cumings Seestern English: Cuming's Sea Star Category: Star Fishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatida (Order) > Goniasteridae (Family) > Neoferdina (Genus) > cumingi (Species) Initial determination: (Gray, ), 1840 Occurrence: Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Central Pazific, China, Christmas Islands, Coral sea, Great Barrier Reef, Indo Pacific, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Queensland (Australia), Tasman Sea Sea depth: 0 - 30 Meter Size: 1.97" - 2.76" (5cm - 7cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) Food: algae grazer, epiphytes feeder, Carrion, Detritus, Invertebrates, omnivore 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:
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Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatacea (Superorder) > Valvatida (Order) > Goniasteridae (Family) > Neoferdina (Genus)
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