Mediaster tenellus

Author: Fisher, 1911


Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Catalina to Acapulco.

Published depth range: 77 - 933 m

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Christopher Mah, Smithsonian Natural History Museum.


Encyclopedia of Life

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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.

Mah, C.L. (2016). Deep-sea (>1000 m) Goniasteridae (Valvatida; Asteroidea) from the North Pacific, including an overview of Sibogaster, Bathyceramaster n. gen. and three new species. Zootaxa. 4175(2): 101-141.

Citation: Mediaster tenellus (Fisher, 1911) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-03-24.
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