Physical Description

Diagnostic Description


Colour in life: grey tentacle, body apparently with broad longitudinal bands of fawn and mid brown, closer examination shows effect caused by irregular patches of black over beige background (Thandar, 1990). Also recorded in Insel Radack (Selenka, 1867); SE Arabia, Maldive area, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, East Indies, north Australia, Philippines, China, south Japan and South Pacific Is. (Clark & Rowe, 1971); Australia (Rowe & Gates, 1995); India (Sastry, 1996). General distribution: tropical, Indo-west Pacific Ocean, depth range 0-20 m. (Rowe & Gates, 1995).
  • Tortonese, E. (1977). Report on Echinoderms from the gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea). Italian Journal of Zoology N.S. S. IX(12): 273-290.
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Source: World Register of Marine Species


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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Synapta maculata

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