Henricia sanguinolenta   (M├╝ller, 1776)

blood sea star

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Asteroidea | Spinulosida | Echinasteridae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 2400 m (Ref. 865).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific, North Atlantic and the Arctic: North Sea and the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 15.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is found on rocks and soft bottoms in subtidal areas to a depth of 2,400 meters (Ref. 865). A carnivore; trophic level 3.1 (Ref. 96418). Feeds on at least 12 species of sponges and a common food item is Isodictya spp. (Ref. 96505). The females brood their eggs (Ref. 865).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

The females brood their eggs (Ref. 865).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jennings, S., J. Lancaster, A. Woolmer and J. Cotter. 1999. (Ref. 3123)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 1.6 - 9.8, mean 4.6 (based on 408 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown