Astropecten vappa   Muller & Troschel,  1843 (Starfish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Asteroidea

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Synonym (s)
Astropecten coppingeri Bell, 1884
Astropecten hartmeyeri Doderlein, 1917
Astropecten kagoshimensis Mortensen, 1934
Astropecten pectinatus H. L. Clark, 1909
Astropecten rosea Sladen, 1883
Astropecten siamensis Doderlein, 1926
Astropecten sibogae Doderlein, 1917
Astropecten triseriatus Whitelegge, 1889
Astropecten zebra Sladen, 1883

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh (Lat: 22.6) (Long: 69.5) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 11.12) (Long: 92.82) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV and Sastry, DRK (2005) Fauna of Marine National Park, Gulf of Kuchchh (Gujarat) ZSI 79 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Sastry, DRK (2005) Echinodermata of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal ZSI, Kolkata 1-207 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Scuba equipment USA - Marine species gallery Available at -
  • Sastry, DRK (2007) Echinodermata of India : An annotated list Records of Zoological Survey of India Occassional paper No. 271 ZSI, Kolkata 1-387 Available at -

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