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Sunflower Star

Pycnopodia helianthoides (Brandt 1835)

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Pycnopodia helianthoides (Sunflower star) is a species of Echinodermata in the family Asteriidae. It is found in marine habitat. It is a predator.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
  • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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EOL has data for 26 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Sunflower star