ECHINODERMATA : VALVATIDA : GoniasteridaeSTARFISH, SEA URCHINS, ETC.

Ceramaster granularis (Retzius, 1783)


Ceramaster granularis

Description: A heavily plated pink starfish. The arms are very short and the disc large. At the edge of the arms are a series of large rectangular plates. Up to 6 cm. across.

Distribution: A cold water species found in the North Atlantic and Norwegian fjords.

Key Identification Features:

Distribution Map: NBN map : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.

WoRMS: Species record : World Register of Marine Species.

iNaturalist: Species account : iNaturalist World Species Observations database



 Picton, B.E. & Morrow, C.C. (2016). Ceramaster granularis (Retzius, 1783). [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland.
https://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=ZB850 Accessed on 2024-06-13

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