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Starfishes of the Atlantic

Ailsa McGown Clark

Starfishes of the Atlantic

by Ailsa McGown Clark

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Published by Chapman & Hall in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Atlantic Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • Starfishes -- Atlantic Ocean

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [513]-551) and index.

      StatementAilsa M. Clark, Maureen E. Downey.
      SeriesChapman & Hall identification guide ;, 3, Natural History Museum publications
      ContributionsDowney, Maureen E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL384.A8 C54 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 794 p. :
      Number of Pages794
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1537024M
      ISBN 100412432803
      LC Control Number91015257

      starfish definition: noun pl. (see fish) -fish, -fishes any of a subclass (Asteroidea) of echinoderms with a hard, spiny skeleton and five or more arms or rays arranged like the points of a star; asteroid. STARFISH FACT SHEET Starfish, or sea stars, are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea. About 1, species of starfish occur on the seabed in all the world's oceans, from the tropics to frigid polar waters. Starfish are marine invertebrates. They typically have a central disc and five arms, though some species have more.

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This book is not available. Out of Print--Limited Availability. This book provides a comprehensive review of the taxonomy and geographical distribution of the Atlantic starfishes and a practical identification guide to the level of species and by: Providing a comprehensive review of the taxonomy and geographical distribution of Atlantic starfishes, this practical identification guide covers 21 families including.

Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Clark, Ailsa McGown. Starfishes of the Atlantic. London ; New York: Chapman & Hall, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Ailsa McGown Clark; Maureen E Downey.

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Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class usage frequently finds these names being also applied to ophiuroids, which are correctly referred to as brittle stars or basket stars. Starfish are also known as Asteroids due to being in the class Asteroidea. About 1, species of starfish occur on the seabed in all the world's oceans, from the tropics.

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes.

While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in. Starfish are all over the marine map. The creatures are prevalent in the Atlantic Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, the Indian Ocean and the Pacific.

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Starfish Marine scientists have undertaken the difficult task of replacing the beloved starfish’s common name with sea star because, well, the starfish is not a fish. It’s an echinoderm.

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