Stylasterias forreri

Alternate names: fish-eating star

Author: (de Loriol, 1887)


General: Tan-gray. Distinctive large pedicellaria. There is also a dark (brown-black) morph.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic.

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

Published depth range: 29 - 532 m

Additional Information


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. Technical Reports, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 2:242.

Citation: Stylasterias forreri ((de Loriol, 1887) ) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-05-30.
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