Fromia milleporella   (Lamarck,  1816) (Starfish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Asteroidea

Image copyrights: Teresa Zubi

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

Habitat:  Benthic


• 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 -
  • Starfish Available at -
  • 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 -

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