Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Echinodermata > Class: Asteroidea > Order: Forcipulatida > Family: Asteriidae > Genus: Marthasterias > Species: Marthasterias glacialis

Marthasterias glacialis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)

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Threat and conservation status

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Legal status

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Asteracanthion africanus J. Müller & Troschel, 1842
Asterias angulosa O.F. Müller, 1788
Asterias echinophora Delle Chiaje, 1827
Asterias glacialis Linnaeus, 1758
Asterias madeirensis Stimpson, 1862
Asterias rarispina Perrier, 1875
Asterias spinosa Pennant, 1777
Marthasterias foliacea Jullien, 1878
Stellonia webbiana d'Orbigny, 1839

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External data

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