From studies in oceans and aquariums, it seems that many asteroids achieve a minimal life span of four to six years, and Pisaster ochraceous could reach an age of twenty years.
Typical lifespanStatus: wild: 20 (high) years.
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Life Expectancy"
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Animal Diversity Web
Stephanie Fabritius, Southwestern University
Yesenia Ramirez, Southwestern University
Renee Sherman Mulcrone,
Ramirez, Y. 2002. "Pisaster ochraceus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Pisaster_ochraceus.html
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