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Common Sea Star

Asterias rubens Linnaeus 1758


Asterias rubens (Common Sea Star) is a species of echinoderms in the family Asteriidae. It is a carnivore. Individuals can grow to 495.358 g. Common Sea Star has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous. Common Sea Star is a slow moving burrower.

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