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Crossaster borealis

Alternate names: Solaster borealis

Author: Fisher, 1906

Description

General: Identified March 2008 from MARS node specimens.



Geographic Information

Published depth range: 412 - 1909 m

Ocean range (global): Bering Sea to San Diego.

Habitat description: Benthic.



Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Christopher Mah, Smithsonian Natural History Museum.



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Maluf, L.Y. (1988). Composition and distribution of the Central Eastern Pacific echinoderms. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Technical Report Number 2. 242 pp.

Citation: Crossaster borealis (Fisher, 1906) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Crossaster%20borealis. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2017-12-14.
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