Hippasteria phrygiana

Alternate names: Hippasteria spinosa

Author: Parelius, 1768


General: Can exhibit morphological differences over the geographic range.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Cosmopolitan; North Pacific, South Pacific, Atlantic, South Atlantic.

Published depth range: 10 to 1405 m

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Christopher Mah, Smithsonian Natural History Museum.


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Mah, C., K. Neill, M. Eléaume, and D. Foltz (2014). New species and global revision ofHippasteria(Hippasterinae: Goniasteridae; Asteroidea; Echinodermata). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 171: 422-456. http://doi.org/10.1111/zoj.12131

Citation: Hippasteria phrygiana (Parelius, 1768) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Hippasteria%20phrygiana. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-08-19.
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