Rathbunaster californicus

Author: Fisher, 1906

Description

General: Compare with Pycnopodia helianthoides and shallower depths.



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, mostly soft substrate.

Ocean range (global): Southern Alaska to San Diego.

Published depth range: 60 - 1000 m



Additional Information



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Lauerman, L.M.L. (1998). Diet and Feeding Behavior of the Deep-Water Sea Star Rathbunaster Californicus (Fisher) in the Monterey Submarine Canyon. Bulletin of Marine Science, 63: 523-530.

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.

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

Citation: Rathbunaster californicus (Fisher, 1906) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Rathbunaster%20californicus. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-10-18.
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