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Spiny Starfish

Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus 1758)

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Marthasterias glacialis (Spiny Starfish) is a species of echinoderms in the family Asteriidae. Individuals can grow to 700 mm. Spiny Starfish has sexual reproduction.

  • 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of spiny starfish. View this species on GBIF