species: Gomophia rosea in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Gomophia rosea


©Anne Hoggett: Damaged specimen of Nardoa rosea at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Damaged specimen of Nardoa rosea at Lizard Island. Note convex plates alternating with smaller flat plates along the upper marginal row.

©Anne Hoggett: Actinal surface of damaged Nardoa rosea at Lizard Island, showing regenerating arms
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Ophidiasteridae
Genus Gomophia
Species Gomophia rosea

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Distinguishing features

Some plates on the upper surface convex, especially on the upper marginal row of arm plates where they tend to alternate with smaller flat plates.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

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Distribution

Local abundance

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References

  • Guenther, J. (2007). Natural antifouling defences of tropical sea stars, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1131.