Tropiometra carinata   (Lamarck,  1816) (Feather Star)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Crinoidea

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Synonym (s)
Antedon brasiliensis P. H. Carpenter, 1879
Antedon capensis Bell, 1905
Antedon carinata (Lamarck, 1816)
Comatula carinata Lamarck, 1816
Comatula picta Gay, 1854
Tropiometra audouini A. H. Clark, 1911
Tropiometra carinata audouini (A. H. Clark, 1911)
Tropiometra carinata carinata (Lamarck, 1816)
Tropiometra carinata clarki (Gislen, 1938)
Tropiometra carinata indica (A. H. Clark, 1912)
Tropiometra clarki Gislen, 1938
Tropiometra encrinus A.H. Clark, 1911
Tropiometra indica A. H. Clark, 1912
Tropiometra picta (Gay, 1854)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Coastal


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 1963-1970)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at -
  • USr Available at -
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at -
  • James, DB (1985) Echinoderm fauna of the proposed National Marine Park in the Gulf of Mannar Proceedings of the symposium on endangered marine animals and marine parks Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 1 403-406 Available at -
  • James, DB (1983) Research on Indian echinoderms-A review Journal of Marine Biological association of India The Marine Biological Association of India. 25(1&2) 91-108 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 -
  • James, DB (1989) Echinoderms of Lakshadweep and their zoogeography Marine living resources of the union territory of Lakshadweep: An indicative survey with suggestions for development Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI 43 97-144 Available at -
  • Clark, AH (1912) The Crinoids of the Natural History Museum at Hamburg The Smithsonian Institution 60(10) 1-33pp Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Clark, AH (1913) Notes on the recent Crinoids in the British Museum The Smithsonian Institute 61(15) 1-89pp Available at - NIO,Goa

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