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Echinaster colemani


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lexID:
12206 
AphiaID:
291572 
Scientific:
Echinaster colemani 
German:
Coleman’s Sesstern 
English:
Coleman’s Seastar, Starfish 
Category:
Sjöstjärnor 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Spinulosida (Order) > Echinasteridae (Family) > Echinaster (Genus) > colemani (Species) 
Initial determination:
Rowe & Albertson, 1987 
Occurrence:
South Australia, Norfolk Island, Tasman Sea, New South Wales (Australia), Australien, Korallhavet, Queensland 
Sea depth:
17 - 77 Meter 
Size:
11 cm - 28 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 26°C 
Food:
No reliable information available 
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
:
  • Echinaster aculeata
  • Echinaster arcystatus
  • Echinaster brasiliensis
  • Echinaster cylindricus
  • Echinaster echinatus
  • Echinaster echinophorus
  • Echinaster farquhari
  • Echinaster glomeratus
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-07-10 16:09:04 

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The star fish has five long arms, plain red-brown surface colouration and numerous purple papulae.
This is one of the rarer large seastars in temperate waters and is generally restricted to deep New South Wales reefs.

Colours range from red, through orange to brown

Named after the Australian naturalist, underwater nature photographer, writer, publisher and educator Neville Coleman.

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