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Family: Ophidiasteridae (See list of species below)

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64 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Andora wilsoni
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Bunaster ritteri
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Celerina heffernani
[Heffernani's sea star]
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Cistina columbiae
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Copidaster lymani
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Dactylosaster cylindricus
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Fromia elegans
[blocked starfish]
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Fromia eusticha
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Fromia hadracantha
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Fromia indica
[Indian sea star]
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Fromia millepora
[red seastar]


Fromia milleporella
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Fromia monilis
[peppermint sea star]
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Fromia pacifica
[Pacific sea star]
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Gomophia egyptiaca
[Egyptian sea star]
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Gomophia gomophia
[nippled sea star]
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Gomophia mamillifera
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Gomophia watsoni
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Hacelia attenuata
[smooth starfish]
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Heteronardoa carinata
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Heteronardoa diamantinae
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Leiaster coriaceus
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Leiaster glaber
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Leiaster leachi
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Leiaster speciosu
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Leiaster speciosus
[velvety sea star]
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Linckia bouvieri
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Linckia columbiae
[fragile star]
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Linckia guildingi
[comet starfish]


Linckia guildingii
[common comet star]


Linckia laevigata
[blue linckia]


Linckia multifora
[spotted Linckia]
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Linckia nodosa
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Narcissia gracilis
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Narcissia trigonaria
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Nardoa frianti
[Friant's sea star]
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Nardoa galatheae
[brown meah sea star]
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Nardoa novaecaledoniae
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Nardoa tuberculata
[mottled sea star]
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Nardoa tumulosa
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Neoferdina cumingi
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Neoferdina offreti
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Ophidiaster armatus
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Ophidiaster chinensis
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Ophidiaster cribrarius
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Ophidiaster duncani
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Ophidiaster easterensis
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Ophidiaster granifer
[grained seastar]
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Ophidiaster guildingi
[guilding's star]
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Ophidiaster helicostichus
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Ophidiaster hemprichi
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Ophidiaster kermadecensis
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Ophidiaster lorioli
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Ophidiaster macknighti
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Ophidiaster multispinus
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Ophidiaster ophidianus
[purple seastar]
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Pharia pyramidata
[yellow spotted star]
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Phataria unifascialis
[blue sea star]
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Tamaria dubiosa
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Tamaria floridae
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Tamaria fusca
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Tamaria megaloplax
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Tamaria obstipa
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Tamaria pusilla
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64 Species of Family Ophidiasteridae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Andora wilsoni Western Central Pacific
Bunaster ritteri Western Central Pacific
Celerina heffernani Heffernani's sea star Western Central Pacific
Cistina columbiae Western Central Pacific
Copidaster lymani Western Central Atlantic
Dactylosaster cylindricus Central Pacific
Fromia elegans blocked starfish Indo-West Pacific
Fromia eusticha Western Central Pacific
Fromia hadracantha Western Central Pacific
Fromia indica Indian sea star Southeast Atlantic and In
Fromia millepora red seastar Western Central Pacific
Fromia milleporella Indo-West Pacific.
Fromia monilis peppermint sea star Indo-West Pacific
Fromia pacifica Pacific sea star Pacific Ocean.
Gomophia egyptiaca Egyptian sea star Indo-West Pacific.
Gomophia gomophia nippled sea star Western Central Pacific
Gomophia mamillifera Northwest Pacific
Gomophia watsoni Western Central Pacific
Hacelia attenuata smooth starfish Atlantic and the Mediterr
Heteronardoa carinata Indo-West Pacific
Heteronardoa diamantinae Indo-West Pacific
Leiaster coriaceus Western Central Pacific
Leiaster glaber Eastern Indian Ocean
Leiaster leachi Indo-Pacific. Tropical a
Leiaster speciosu Western Central Pacific
Leiaster speciosus velvety sea star Western Pacific.
Linckia bouvieri Western Atlantic
Linckia columbiae fragile star Eastern Pacific. 10 WD
Linckia guildingi comet starfish Indo-Pacific and Atlantic
Linckia guildingii common comet star Western Central Pacific
Linckia laevigata blue linckia Indo-Pacific. 40 WD
Linckia multifora spotted Linckia Indo-Pacific.
Linckia nodosa Western Atlantic
Narcissia gracilis Eastern Pacific
Narcissia trigonaria Western Atlantic
Nardoa frianti Friant's sea star Indo-West Pacific.
Nardoa galatheae brown meah sea star Western Central Pacific
Nardoa novaecaledoniae Western Central Pacific
Nardoa tuberculata mottled sea star Western Central Pacific.
Nardoa tumulosa Western Central Pacific
Neoferdina cumingi Pacific Ocean.
Neoferdina offreti Indo-West Pacific.
Ophidiaster armatus Western Central Pacific
Ophidiaster chinensis Northwest Pacific
Ophidiaster cribrarius Western Central Pacific
Ophidiaster duncani Western Central Pacific
Ophidiaster easterensis Southeast Pacific
Ophidiaster granifer grained seastar Pacific Ocean.
Ophidiaster guildingi guilding's star Western Central Atlantic
Ophidiaster helicostichus Western Central Pacific
Ophidiaster hemprichi Western Central Pacific
Ophidiaster kermadecensis Indo-Pacific
Ophidiaster lorioli Eastern Central Pacific
Ophidiaster macknighti Southwest Pacific
Ophidiaster multispinus Northwest Pacific
Ophidiaster ophidianus purple seastar Atlantic and the Mediterr
Pharia pyramidata yellow spotted star Eastern Pacific
Phataria unifascialis blue sea star Eastern Pacific
Tamaria dubiosa Western Central Pacific
Tamaria floridae Western Central Atlantic
Tamaria fusca Western Central Pacific
Tamaria megaloplax Western Central Pacific
Tamaria obstipa Eastern Pacific
Tamaria pusilla Western Central Pacific



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