Record (Lizard Island Field Guide)

Record details

Pincushion Starfish (species: Culcita novaeguineae)
Observed by Anne Hoggett
Sat, 2 Jan 2021 12:00:00

Location details

  • Jewell Reef, Queensland

  • Near conspicuous rock, eastern end

  • Marine specimens found at a depth between 3 m and 6 metres.

Details about the specimens

  • 2 specimens. (exact)
  • specimens alive when found.
  • specimens alive at end of the observation process.
  • specimens left in natural environment.
  • Reproduction was occurring.

Only two individuals seen, both spawning, at least 100 metres apart.

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