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Ctenodiscus crispatus   (Retzius, 1805)

cookie-cutter seastar

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Ctenodiscus crispatus  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Asteroidea | Paxillosida | Goniopectinidae

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

Benthic; depth range 10 - 2200 m (Ref. 119490).  Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Circumpolar to New England on the Atlantic and to Panama and Japan in the Pacific. Polar to tropical regions.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Same depth range from Ref. 119523. Non-selective deposit feeder (Ref. 93256). Surface deposit feeder (Ref. 66387). Found on soft mud and rock and in the Arctic on rock or sand (Ref. 93256). Members of the class Asteroidea exhibit both asexual (regeneration and clonal) and sexual (gonochoric) means of reproduction. Life cycle: Embryos hatch into planktonic larvae and later metamorphose into pentamorous juveniles which develop into young sea stars with stubby arms (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the class Asteroidea exhibit both asexual (regeneration and clonal) and sexual (gonochoric) means of reproduction. Life cycle: Embryos hatch into planktonic larvae and later metamorphose into pentamorous juveniles which develop into young sea stars with stubby arms.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Piepenburg, D., N.V. Chernova, C.F. von Dorrien, J. Gutt, A.V. Neyelov, E. Rachor, L. Saldanha and M.K. Schmid. 1996. (Ref. 2952)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 0.3 - 6.2, mean 1.9 (based on 1501 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown