Freyellaster polycnema   (Sladen, 1889)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Asteroidea | Brisingida | Brisingidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range ? - 1098 m (Ref. 106682).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southwest Pacific: Kermadec Island.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in volcanic mud and pumice (Ref. 106682). Members of the class Asteroidea exhibit both asexual (regeneration and clonal) and sexual (gonochoric) means of reproduction. Life cycle: Embryos hatch into planktonic larvae and later metamorphose into pentamorous juveniles which develop into young sea stars with stubby arms (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the class Asteroidea exhibit both asexual (regeneration and clonal) and sexual (gonochoric) means of reproduction. Life cycle: Embryos hatch into planktonic larvae and later metamorphose into pentamorous juveniles which develop into young sea stars with stubby arms.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Sladen, W.P. 1889. (Ref. 79520)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Price category (Ref. 80766)