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Dendraster excentricus

Dendraster excentricusis commonly referred to as Excentric Sand Dollar. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Dendraster excentricus - alive!North of Imperial Beach, California.June 18, 2015


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lexID:
12718 
AphiaID:
513215 
Scientific:
Dendraster excentricus 
German:
Exzentrischer Sanddollar 
English:
Excentric Sand Dollar 
Category:
Sjöborrar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Clypeasteroida (Order) > Dendrasteridae (Family) > Dendraster (Genus) > excentricus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Eschscholtz, ), 1831 
Sea depth:
0 - 90 Meter 
Size:
7,5 cm - 12 cm 
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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-23 12:18:37 

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Dendraster excentricus (Eschscholtz, 1831)

Dendraster excentricus is an irregular echinoid that is flattened and burrows into the sand, unlike the regular echinoids, or sea urchins. It can be found living in the Pacific Ocean from Alaska to Baja California. They are colored gray, brown, black or shades of purple.

Synonymised names
Dendraster excentricus elongatus H.L. Clark, 1935 (subjective junior synonym)
Dendraster excentricus var. elongatus H.L. Clark, 1935 (junior subjective synonym)
Echinarachnius (Dendraster) excentricus (Eschscholtz, 1831) (transferred to Dendraster)
Echinarachnius excentricus (Eschscholtz, 1831) (transferred to Dendraster)
Scutella excentrica Eschscholtz, 1831 (transferred to Dendraster)

External links

  1. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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