Astropectinidae


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Astropectinidae

[‚as·trō‚pek′tin·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of echinoderms in the suborder Paxillosina occurring in all seas from tidal level downward.
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ECHINODERMATA ECHINOIDEA Strongylocentrotus franciscanus ECHINODERMATA ASTEROIDEA LUIDIIDAE Luidia foliolata ASTROPECTINIDAE Astropecten armatus ECHINODERMATA, OPHIUROIDEA DENDRASTERIDAE Dendraster excentricus OPHIACANTHIDAE Ophiacantha costata Ophiacantha sp.
Clase Asteroidea Orden Paxillosida Perrier, 1884 Familia Astropectinidae Gray, 1840 Astropecten regalis Gray, 1840
Green moray Gymnothorax funebris Florida smoothhound Mustelus norrisi Finetooth shark Carcharhinus isodon Thresher shark Alopias vulpinas Atlantic stingray Dasyatis sabina Starfish (family) Astropectinidae Spider (genus) crab Libinia sp.
Furthermore, barrel-shaped non-feeding pelagic larvae, with the external form of a gastrula, occur in some species of the family Astropectinidae, such as Astropecten latespinosus (Komatsu, 1975), A.