Overview

Distribution

Does not occur south of Aden (Walenkamp, 1990).
  • Walenkamp, J.H.C. (1990). Systematics and zoogeography of Asteroidea (Echinodermata) from Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Zoologische Verhandelingen 261, Leiden. 86 pp.
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Astropecten acanthifer phragmorus Fisher, 1913
Catalog Number: USNM 30510
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Sulu Archipelago, Tawitawi Islands, Tataan Island, Sulu, Philippines, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 33 to 33
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Fisher. 1913. Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus. 43: 604.
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Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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