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Cushion Star

Asterina gibbosa (Pennant 1777)

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Asterina gibbosa (Cushion Star) is a species of cushion stars in the family cushion stars. They are native to Atlantic Ocean. They are omnivores. Individuals can grow to 50 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 34 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of cushion star. View this species on GBIF