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Common Sea Star

Asterias rubens Linnaeus 1758


Asterias rubens (Common sea star) is a species of echinoderms in the family Asteriidae. It is found in marine habitat. It is a carnivore.

  • 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Common sea star