Pisaster ochraceus

Pisaster ochraceus (Brandt, 1835)

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Overview

Synonymised taxa

Asteracanthion margaritifer Müller & Troschel, 1842 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Asterias conferta Stimpson, 1862
Asterias fissispina Stimpson, 1862 (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))
Asterias janthina Brandt, 1835 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Asterias margaritifera Brandt in Fisher, 1930 (Synonym according to Fisher (1930))
Asterias ochracea Brandt, 1835
Pisaster fissispinus (Stimpson, 1862) (Synonym according to Fisher (1926, 1930))

Author(s): Coppard , Simon
Rights holder(s): Coppard , Simon

References and links

Fisher, W.K. (1930). Asteroidea of the North Pacific and Adjacent Waters, Pt. 3: Forcipulata (Concluded). Bulletin of the United States National Museum 76: 1-356.Pls. 1-93.

Barcode of Life

GenBank

World Asteroidea Database

LSID   urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:240755

Author(s): Coppard , Simon
Rights holder(s): Coppard , Simon

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

This species has a broad distribution in the Pacific from Alaska to Panama.

In Panama this species has been collected from Taboga Island (USNM E45306), Panama Bay, Gulf of Panama, eastern Pacific, North Pacific Ocean.

Author(s): Coppard , Simon
Rights holder(s): Coppard , Simon