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Heliaster kubiniji

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lexID:
9134 
AphiaID:
255074 
Scientific:
Heliaster kubiniji 
German:
Golf Sonnenstern 
English:
Common Sun Star,gulf Sun Star 
Category:
Søstjerner 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Forcipulatida (Order) > Heliasteridae (Family) > Heliaster (Genus) > kubiniji (Species) 
Initial determination:
Xantus, 1860 
Occurrence:
Ecuador, Californiske golf, Galapagos, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Nicaragua, Østlige Stillehav 
Size:
10 cm - 15 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Cnidaria, Predatory, Barnacles, Sea squirts, Krabber, Muslinger, Skaldyr, Små fisk, Snegle, Søslanger, Søstjerner, Taskekrabber, Würmer  
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2016-01-09 19:25:20 

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Heliaster kubiniji Xantus, 1860

The sun star Heliaster kubiniji is native to the eastern Pacific Ocean.

Juvenile sun stars have 5 arms,adults 19 to 25 arms.The colour of adults is a mauve with black and green blotching and banding.Juveniles are a darker in colour.

Heliaster kubiniji is a predator,feeds carnivorous ,including barnacles, bivalve molluscs, gastropod molluscs, sea anemones, chitons, sea cucumbers and crabs.

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