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Profile lexID: 10096 AphiaID: 291577 Scientific: Henricia lukinsii German: Seestern English: Reticulated Starfish Category: Søstjerner Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Spinulosida (Order) > Echinasteridae (Family) > Henricia (Genus) > lukinsii (Species) Initial determination: (Farquhar, ), 1898 Occurrence: New Zealand, Syd Afrika, Sydlige Stillehav Sea depth: 0 - 50 Meter Size: bis zu 30cm Temperature: 0°C - 20°C Food: Sponges, Detritus, Foder specialist Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2016-11-03 20:23:43
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Henricia lukinsii (Farquhar, 1898)
Henricia lukinsii, commonly known as Reticulated starfish, is a stiff rigid starfish. The dorsal surface is sandpapery-like. The colour is highly variable, including reds, browns, purples and yellows. The seastar has five arms,Dorsal spines blunt and covered with skin.
The five-arm seastar feed on sponges, and also consume detritus. This species inhabit rocky reefs Subtidal to 50 m depht.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Spinulosacea (Superorder) > Spinulosida (Order) > Echinasteridae (Family) > Henricia (Genus) > Henricia lukinsii (Species)
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