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Chaetaster nodosus Sea Star

Chaetaster nodosusis commonly referred to as Sea Star. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Chaetaster nodosus (c) by Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz - Aufnahmeort Azoren


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lexID:
6036 
AphiaID:
177902 
Scientific:
Chaetaster nodosus 
German:
Seestern 
English:
Sea Star 
Category:
Star Fishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asteroidea (Class) > Valvatida (Order) > Chaetasteridae (Family) > Chaetaster (Genus) > nodosus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Perrier, 1875 
Occurrence:
Azores, Bermuda, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, The Bahamas, the Caribbean 
Size:
up to 23.62" (60 cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Algae, Detritus 
Tank:
109.99 gal (~ 500L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-09-11 09:45:32 

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Chaetaster nodosus Perrier, 1875

Synonymised taxa :
Chaetaster longipes Sladen, 1889

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Asteroidea
Order: Valvatida
Family: Chaetasteridae
Species: Chaetaster nodosus

External links

  1. Medslugs - Dr. Peter Wirtz (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Chaetaster nodosus (c) by Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz - Aufnahmeort Azoren
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