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Ecology

Associations

Known prey organisms

Heliaster helianthus preys on:
Bivalvia
Cirripedia
Fissurellidae
limpets
Gastropoda
Neoloricata
Echinoidea
Crassilabrum crassilabrum
Concholepas concholepas

Based on studies in:
Chile, central Chile (Littoral, Rocky shore)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • J. C. Castilla, Perspectivas de investigacion en estructura y dinamica de communidades intermareales rocosas de Chile Central. II. Depredadores de alto nivel trofico, Medio Ambiente 5(1-2):190-215, from p. 203 (1981).
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