Echinaster sepositus

Echinaster sepositus
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Asteroidea
Order: Spinulosida
Family: Echinasteridae
Genus: Echinaster
E. sepositus
Binomial name
Echinaster sepositus
Retzius, 1805

Echinaster sepositus, the Mediterranean red sea star (sometimes only red sea star, but this name is also used for other species), is a species of starfish from the East Atlantic, including the Mediterranean Sea.[1][2]

  1. ^ Villamor, A.; and M. A. Becerro. (2010). Matching spatial distributions of the sea star Echinaster sepositus and crustose coralline algae in shallow rocky Mediterranean communities. Marine Biology 157: 2241-2251.
  2. ^ Raisch, A. (2012). Variation of Habitat for Echinaster sepositus and Implications for Habitat Preference. University of California Santa Cruz, Marine Biology.

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