Choriaster granulatus   Lütken, 1869

granular sea star

Native range | All suitable habitat | Year 2100
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Choriaster granulatus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Asteroidea | Valvatida | Oreasteridae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Schoppe, S. 2000. (Ref. 800)
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Size / Weight / Age

Environment
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 81548)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: from East Africa to Fiji.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits reefs at depths of 5 to 40 cm. Feeds on coral polyps and other small invertebrates as well as carrion (Ref. 800).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown