Gomophia egyptiaca   Gray,  1840 (Starfish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Asteroidea
Order:Valvatida
Family:Ophidiasteridae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Gomophia aegyptiaca Tortonese, 1979
Linckia aegyptiaca von Martens, 1866
Linckia desjardinsi (Michelin, 1845)
Nardoa aegyptiaca Sladen, 1889
Oreaster desjardinsi Michelin, 1844
Scytaster aegyptiaca Perrier, 1875
Scytaster zodiacalis Muller & Troschel, 1842

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Bay of Bengal INDIA
• 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
  • 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 - http://zsi.gov.in/checklist/Echinodermata_India_Checklist.pdf
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

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