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Henricia sanguinolenta   (Müller, 1776)

blood sea star

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Henricia sanguinolenta   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Asteroidea | Spinulosida | Echinasteridae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jennings, S., J. Lancaster, A. Woolmer and J. Cotter. 1999. (Ref. 3123)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 15.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)

Environment

Demersal; depth range 0 - 2400 m (Ref. 865)

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific, North Atlantic and the Arctic: North Sea and the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is found on rocks and soft bottoms in subtidal areas to a depth of 2,400 meters (Ref. 865). A carnivore; trophic level 3.1 (Ref. 96418). Feeds on at least 12 species of sponges and a common food item is Isodictya spp. (Ref. 96505). The females brood their eggs (Ref. 865).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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