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Patiria chilensis   Verrill, 1870

Chilean bat star

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Asteroidea | Spinulosida | Asterinidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 87801).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific: Chile and Peru.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is an epibiotic species found on hard bottoms and holdfasts of Lessonia nigrescens in intertidal areas to 20 meters in depth. It feeds on mollusks and detritus (Ref. 87801). It has 1 annual reproductive cycle. Gametes form at the beginning of summer for males and in winter for females. Spawning occurs during spring. Planktotrophic development (Ref. 87801).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

It has 1 annual reproductive cycle. Gametes form at the beginning of summer for males and in winter for females. Spawning occurs during spring. Planktotrophic development (Ref. 87801).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 12.5 - 23.4, mean 19.9 (based on 70 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)