Asteriidae


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Asteriidae

[‚as·tə′ri·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large family of echinoderms in the order Forcipulatida, including many predatory sea stars.
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46.6 2.1334 0.0332 Brachyura 37.9 1.3297 11.8286 Echinodermata Echinarachnius parma 58.6 5.7585 0.0084 Asteriidae 10.3 0.0967 0.0987 Pelagic fish Merluccius bilinearis 24.1 0.3033 0.0032 Demersal fish Leucoraja spp.
% CFE 2007 Zygochlamys patagonica 54.57 54.57 Porifera 6.30 60.87 Ctenodiscus australis 6.11 66.98 Austrocidciris canaliculata 5.94 72.92 Ophiactis asperula 5.78 78.70 Flabellum curvatum 4.50 83.20 Asteriidae 4.36 87.56 Actinostola crassicornis 4.35 91.92 IFE 2007 Zygochlamys patagonica 44.79 44.79 Porifera 13.17 57.96 Ophiacantha vivipara 6.62 64.58 Actinostola crassicornis 6.30 70.88 Asteriidae 6.22 77.10 Flabellum curvatum 4.18 81.28 Ctenodiscus australis 3.87 85.15 Fusitriton magellanicus 2.86 88.00 Ophiactis asperula 2.07 90.08 TABLE 2.
Regeneration of pyloric caeca in Asteriidae, with notes on the source of cells in regenerating organs.
Orden Forcipulatida Perrier, 1884 Familia Asteriidae Gray, 1840 Meyenaster gelatinosus (Meyen, 1834) Material examinado: 2 especimenes: 1 especimen (UPCH CZM-56) R= 141 mm, recolectado el 5 de diciembre del 2008 en el islote El Avion, San Juan de Marcona (15[grados]23'26,02"S - 75[grados]10'45,02"W) a 19 m de profundidad; 1 especimen, R= 185 mm, recolectado en Punta Picata, Tacna, en el 2006 (Recolector: Marco Rios).
By contrast, Asterias rubens (Asteriidae) starfish, autotomize consecutive arms more rapidly than the first arm (Ramsay et al.
Asteriidae Astrometis sertulifera (Xantus, .1860) Co, Ro, Pe Infra, Meso Fam.
At the coasts of the northwestern Sea of Japan, the common species of large sea stars in community with Japanese scallop are Asterias amurensis Lutken and Distolasterias nipon (Doderlein) (family Asteriidae) and Asterina (=Patiria) pectinifera (Muller et Troschel) (family Asterinidae).
Consistent frequency of color morphs in the sea star Pisaster ochraceus (Echinodermata: Asteriidae) across open-coast habitats in the northeastern Pacific.
102 2.32 22.82 Rock crab Cancer irroratus 87 1.98 23.49 Blue crab Callinectes sapidus 58 1.32 24.16 Channeled Busycotypus 44 1.00 22.15 whelk canalicidatus Summer Paralichthys 37 0.84 14.77 flounder dentatus Blue mussel Mvtilus edulis 15 0.34 2.68 Starfish Asteriidae 9 0.20 4.69 Mud crab Panopeus spp.
Within the asteroids, the families Asteriidae and Solasteridae have shown sperm attractant cross-reactivity between them, but not with any other asteroid families tested (Miller, 1985b).
ochraceus is a member of Asteriidae family and possesses a brachiolaria larval stage.
Circumstantial evidence suggests strongly that the seastar genus Asterias (Echinodermata: Asteroidea: Asteriidae: Asteriinae) participated in the trans-Arctic interchange (Worley and Franz, 1983; Vermeij, 1991).