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Patiria chilensis   Verrill, 1870

Chilean bat star

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

Asteroidea | Spinulosida | Asterinidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

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

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific: Chile and Peru.

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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Price category (Ref. 80766)