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Family: Goniasteridae (See list of species below)

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73 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Anchitosia queenslandensis
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Anthenoides cristatus
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Anthenoides granulosus
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Anthenoides laevigatus
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Anthenoides piercei
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Anthenoides rugulosus
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Anthenoides tenuis
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Astroceramus denticulatus
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Astroceramus lionotus
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Calliaster corynetes
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Ceramaster arcticus
[Arctic cookie star]
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Ceramaster clarki
[deep-sea cookie star]
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Ceramaster grenadensis
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Ceramaster japonicus
[red bat star]
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Ceramaster patagonicus
[orange cookie star]
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Ceramaster smithi
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Chitonaster cataphractus
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Chitonaster trangae
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Cryptopeltaster lepidonotus
[pebbly star]
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Eknomiaster macauleyensis
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Eratosaster jenae
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Gephyreaster swifti
[gunpowder star]
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Goniaster tessellatus
[common sunfish]
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Hippasteria californica
[California spiny star]
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Hippasteria falklandica
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Hippasteria phrygiana
[trojan star]
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Hippasteria spinosa
[spiny red star]
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Iconaster elegans
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Iconaster longimanus
[icon star]
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Iconaster uchelbeluuensis
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Kermitaster pacificus
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Lithosoma actinometra
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Lithosoma novaezelandiae
[rock star]


Mediaster aequalis
[red sea star]
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Mediaster arcuatus
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Mediaster elegans
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Mediaster gartrelli
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Mediaster sladeni
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Milteliphaster spinosus
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Notioceramus anomalus
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Nymphaster arenatus
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Nymphaster arthrocnemis
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Nymphaster diomedeae
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Nymphaster meseres
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Nymphaster mucronatus
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Ogmaster capella
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Paragonaster stenostichus
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Peltaster cycloplax
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Peltaster placenta
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Pergamaster incertus
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Perissogonaster insignis
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Pillsburiaster aoteanus
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Pillsburiaster ernesti
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Plinthaster dentatus
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Pontioceramus grandis
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Pseudarchaster alascensis
[Aleutian scarlet star]
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Pseudarchaster discus
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Pseudarchaster dissonus
[giant brown pseudarchaster]
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Pseudarchaster jordani
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Pseudarchaster mozaicus
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Pseudarchaster parelii
[northern scarlet star]
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Pseudoceramaster regularis
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Rosaster alexandri
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Rosaster confinis
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Rosaster mimicus
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Rosaster symbolicus
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Sphaeriodiscus maui
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Sphaerodiscus scotocryptus
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Stellaster childreni
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Stellaster convexus
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Stellaster equestris
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Stellaster princeps
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Tosia parva
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73 Species of Family Goniasteridae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Anchitosia queenslandensis Western Central Pacific
Anthenoides cristatus Western Central Pacific
Anthenoides granulosus Western Pacific.
Anthenoides laevigatus Western Pacific
Anthenoides piercei Western Atlantic
Anthenoides rugulosus Western Central Pacific
Anthenoides tenuis Northwest Pacific
Astroceramus denticulatus Southwest Pacific
Astroceramus lionotus Western Central Pacific
Calliaster corynetes Western Central Pacific
Ceramaster arcticus Arctic cookie star Northern Pacific 11 WD
Ceramaster clarki deep-sea cookie star Northeast Pacific.
Ceramaster grenadensis Western Atlantic, Antarct
Ceramaster japonicus red bat star Northeast Pacific
Ceramaster patagonicus orange cookie star Pacific Ocean 20 WD
Ceramaster smithi Western Central Pacific
Chitonaster cataphractus Antarctic Indian Ocean
Chitonaster trangae Antarctic Atlantic
Cryptopeltaster lepidonotus pebbly star Northeast Pacific.
Eknomiaster macauleyensis Southwest Pacific
Eratosaster jenae Southeast Pacific
Gephyreaster swifti gunpowder star Pacific Ocean 42 WD
Goniaster tessellatus common sunfish Western Atlantic
Hippasteria californica California spiny star Northeast Pacific.
Hippasteria falklandica Antarctic.
Hippasteria phrygiana trojan star Northeast Atlantic and So
Hippasteria spinosa spiny red star Northern and Eastern Paci 34 WD
Iconaster elegans Western Central Pacific
Iconaster longimanus icon star Western Central Pacific
Iconaster uchelbeluuensis Western Central Pacific
Kermitaster pacificus Southwest Pacific
Lithosoma actinometra Western Central Pacific
Lithosoma novaezelandiae rock star Southwest Pacific
Mediaster aequalis red sea star Eastern Pacific 20 WD
Mediaster arcuatus Southwest Pacific
Mediaster elegans Eastern Pacific
Mediaster gartrelli Southwest Pacific
Mediaster sladeni Southwest Pacific
Milteliphaster spinosus Western Central Pacific
Notioceramus anomalus Antarctic Atlantic
Nymphaster arenatus Eastern Central Atlantic
Nymphaster arthrocnemis Western Central Pacific
Nymphaster diomedeae Eastern Pacific
Nymphaster meseres Western Central Pacific
Nymphaster mucronatus Western Central Pacific
Ogmaster capella Western Pacific
Paragonaster stenostichus Western Central Pacific
Peltaster cycloplax Western Central Pacific
Peltaster placenta Atlantic and the Mediterr
Pergamaster incertus Antarctic Atlantic
Perissogonaster insignis Western Central Pacific
Pillsburiaster aoteanus Southwest Pacific
Pillsburiaster ernesti Eastern Pacific
Plinthaster dentatus Southern Pacific and Atla
Pontioceramus grandis Western Central Pacific
Pseudarchaster alascensis Aleutian scarlet star Northern Pacific and Nort 20 WD
Pseudarchaster discus Southeast Pacific and Ant
Pseudarchaster dissonus giant brown pseudarchaster Northeast Pacific.
Pseudarchaster jordani Western Central Pacific
Pseudarchaster mozaicus Western Central Pacific
Pseudarchaster parelii northern scarlet star Northeast Pacific
Pseudoceramaster regularis Western Central Pacific
Rosaster alexandri Western Atlantic
Rosaster confinis Western Central Pacific
Rosaster mimicus Western Pacific. Tropica
Rosaster symbolicus Western Central Pacific
Sphaeriodiscus maui Southwest Pacific
Sphaerodiscus scotocryptus Western Central Pacific
Stellaster childreni Indo-West Pacific
Stellaster convexus Western Central Pacific
Stellaster equestris Indo-West Pacific.
Stellaster princeps Western Central Pacific
Tosia parva Western Atlantic



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