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Fromia schultzei Granular starfish

Fromia schultzeiis commonly referred to as Granular starfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully.


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Austrofromia schultzei (Granular starfish),Port Elizabeth, Copyright Johan Swanepoel


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lexID:
9358 
AphiaID:
378603 
Scientific:
Fromia schultzei 
German:
Seestern 
English:
Granular Starfish 
Category:
Star Fishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatida (Order) > Goniasteridae (Family) > Fromia (Genus) > schultzei (Species) 
Initial determination:
Döderlein, 1910 
Occurrence:
South-Africa 
Size:
3.94" - 11.81" (10cm - 30cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 62.6 °F (°C - 17°C) 
Food:
No reliable information available 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-02-21 19:28:51 

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Fromia schultzei Döderlein, 1910

The ground colour is orange, the surface granular.The arms with yellow tips.Fromia schultzei moves slowly. This starfish can be found in Southern Africa in rocky reefs to 1-30 m dephts.

Synonym:
Austrofromia schultzei

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatacea (Superorder) > Valvatida (Order) > Goniasteridae (Family) > Fromia (Genus) > Fromia schultzei (Species)

External links

  1. Eastern Cape Scuba Diving (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Austrofromia schultzei (Granular starfish),Port Elizabeth, Copyright Johan Swanepoel
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Austrofromia schultzei (Granular starfish),Port Elizabeth, Copyright Johan Swanepoel
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Austrofromia schultzei (Granular starfish),Port Elizabeth, Copyright Johan Swanepoel
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