Fromia milleporella   (Lamarck,  1816) (Starfish)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Asteroidea
Order:Valvatida
Family:Ophidiasteridae

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Description
Color: Deep purple above, much paler below.


Synonym (s)
Asterias milleporella Lamarck, 1816
Fromia pistoria (Muller & Troschel, 1842)
Linckia milleporella Muller & Troschel, 1842
Linckia pistoria (Muller & Troschel, 1842)
Scytaster milleporellus Michelin, 1845
Scytaster pistorius Muller & Troschel, 1842

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Sastry, DRK (2002) Echinodermata associated with coral reefs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Zoological Survey of India ZSI 100(3-4) 21-60 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Starfish Available at - http://www.starfish.ch/
  • James, PSBR ; Thomas, PA ; Pillai, CSG and Achari Kumaraswamy, GP (1969) ´╗┐Catalogue of types and of sponges, corals, polychaetes, crabs and echinoderms in the reference collections of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 7 1-66 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/567/1/Bulletin_7.pdf

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