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Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758

123776  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:123776)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Distribution Labrador to Cape Hatteras   
Distribution Labrador to Cape Hatteras  [details]

Distribution Not recorded for Mediterranean  
Distribution Not recorded for Mediterranean [details]

Distribution Lower shore to more than 200 m depth, on rock gravel and sand; very common all round the British Isles  
Distribution Lower shore to more than 200 m depth, on rock gravel and sand; very common all round the British Isles [details]
Mah, C.L. (2018). World Asteroidea Database. Asterias rubens Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/Asteroidea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=123776 on 2018-04-22
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2009-01-04 05:20:04Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias clathrata Pennant, 1777) Pennant, T. (1777). British Zoology. London 1777. 4th edition (4): 36 and pages 1-154, tab 24, fig 24., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127011#page/5/mode/1up
page(s): 61 [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias holsatica Bruzelius, 1805) Bruzelius, A.J. (1805). Dissertatio sistens speices cognitas Asteriarum. Lundae. 37 pp., available online at https://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/id/PPN634528459
page(s): 22 [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias minuta Linnaeus, 1761) Linnaeus, C. (1761). Fauna Suecica sistens Animalia Sueciae Regni: Mammalia, Aves, Amphibia, Pisces, Insecta, Vermes. Distributa per Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Differentiis Specierum, Synonymis Auctorum, Nominibus Incolarum, Locis Natalium, Descriptionibus insectorum. Editio altera, auctior. Stockholmiae: L. Salvii, 48 + 578 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100333 [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias vulgaris Verrill, 1866) Verrill, A. E. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 10: 333-375., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37035#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 347 [details]   

original description  (ofAsteracanthion violaceus Müller & Troschel, 1842) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 16 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofAsteracanthium distichum Brandt, 1851) Brandt, J.F. (1851). Bemerkungen uber die Asteriden und Echiniden Ochtskischen, Kamtschatischen und Behringschen Meeres. A. Th. v. Middendorff, Reise in den aussersten Norden and Osten Sibiriens, etc.,. vol. 2, pt. 1; Echinodermen, Ddr. F. Brandt und E. Grube pp. 27-34., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/114010#page/41/mode/1up
page(s): 31 [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias spinosa Say, 1825) Say, T. (1825). On the species of the Linnaean genus Asterias inhabiting the coast of the U.S. Journal of the Academy of natural sciences of Philadelphia. 5, 141-154., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24657187
page(s): 142 [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias attenuata Bell, 1891) Bell, F.J. (1891). Asterias rubens and the British species allied thereto. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6 ser. 7: 469-479., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81210#page/483/mode/1up
page(s): 477 [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias fabricii Agassiz in Perrier, 1875) Perrier, E. (1875). Révision de la collection de stellérides du Museum d’Histoire naturelle de Paris. Paris, Reinwald. 384 p., available online at https://books.google.com/books?id=aY8qAAAAYAAJ&redir_esc=y
page(s): 56 [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias murrayi Bell, 1891) Bell, F.J. (1891). Asterias rubens and the British species allied thereto. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6 ser. 7: 469-479., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81210#page/483/mode/1up
page(s): 478 [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias (Leptasterias) stimpsoni Verrill, 1866) Verrill, A. E. (1866). On the Polyps and Echinoderms of New England, with Descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 10: 333-375., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/37035#page/341/mode/1up
page(s): 349 [details]   

original description  (ofAsterias rubens var. attenuata Bell, 1891) Bell, F.J. (1891). Asterias rubens and the British species allied thereto. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 6 ser. 7: 469-479., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81210#page/483/mode/1up
page(s): 477 [details]   

basis of record Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Clark, A.M.; Downey, M.E. (1992). Starfishes of the Atlantic. Chapman & Hall Identification Guides, 3. Chapman & Hall. London, UK. ISBN 0-412-43280-3. xxvi, 794 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Southward, E.C.; Campbell, A.C. (2006). [Echinoderms: keys and notes for the identification of British species]. Synopses of the British fauna (new series), 56. Field Studies Council: Shrewsbury, UK. ISBN 1-85153-269-2. 272 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Zenetos, A.; Gofas, S.; Verlaque, M.; Cinar, M.; Garcia Raso, J.; Bianchi, C.; Morri, C.; Azzurro, E.; Bilecenoglu, M.; Froglia, C.; Siokou, I.; Violanti, D.; Sfriso, A.; San Martin, G.; Giangrande, A.; Katagan, T.; Ballesteros, E.; Ramos-Espla, A.; Mastrototaro, F.; Ocana, O.; Zingone, A.; Gambi, M.; Streftaris, N. (2010). Alien species in the Mediterranean Sea by 2010. A contribution to the application of European Union’s Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD). Part I. Spatial distribution. Mediterranean Marine Science. 11(2): 381-493., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.87 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf
page(s): 313 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Zenetos, A.; Meric, E.; Verlaque, M.; Galli, P.; Boudouresque, C.; Giangrande, A.; Cinar, M.; Bilecenoglu, M. (2008). Additions to the annotated list of marine alien biota in the Mediterranean with special emphasis on Foraminifera and Parasites. Mediterranean Marine Science. 9(1): 119-165., available online at https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.146 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record  (ofAsterias spinosa Say, 1825) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofAsterias rubens violacea O.F. Müller, 1776) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofAsteracanthion rubens (Linnaeus, 1758)) Agassiz, A. (1866). On the embryology of Asteracanthion berylinus Ag. and a species allied to A. rubens M.T. A. pallidus, Ag. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. April 14, 6: 106-114 plus folding plate., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/22221#page/112/mode/1up [details]   

new combination reference  (ofAsteracanthion rubens (Linnaeus, 1758)) Müller, J. and Troschel, F. H. (1842). System der Asteriden.1. Asteriae. 2. Ophiuridae. Vieweg: Braunschweig. xxx+134 pp. 12 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44159
page(s): 17 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofAsterias minuta Linnaeus, 1761) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofAsterias holsatica Bruzelius, 1805) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofAsterias clathrata Pennant, 1777) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

new combination reference  (ofAsterias distichum (Brandt, 1851)) Sladen, W.P. (1889). Report on the Asteroidea. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876, Zoology. 30(51): xlii + 893 pages 118 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18948 [details]   

basis of record  (ofAsterias vulgaris Verrill, 1866) Hansson, H.G. (2001). Echinodermata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,. 50: pp. 336-351. (look up in IMIS[details]   

new combination reference  (ofUraster rubens (Linnaeus, 1758)) Forbes, E. (1841). A history of British Starfishes and other animals of the class Echinodermata. London; John Van Voorst. 267 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18506#page/9/mode/1up
page(s): 83 [details]   

new combination reference  (ofStellonia rubens (Linnaeus, 1758)) Nardo, J.D. (1834). De Asteriis. Isis von Oken. 1834: 716-717., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/87984#page/388/mode/1up
page(s): 716 [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species impact in Turkish part of the Black Sea (Marine Region) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Introduced species impact in Turkish part of the Black Sea (Marine Region) : Loss of aquaculture/commercial/recreational harvest or gain [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Bosporus (Strait) : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Breeding Planktonic bipinnaria and brachilaria larva. Summer [details]

Distribution Labrador to Cape Hatteras  [details]

Distribution Not recorded for Mediterranean [details]

Distribution Lower shore to more than 200 m depth, on rock gravel and sand; very common all round the British Isles [details]

Habitat intertidal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch zeestergewone zeester  [details]
English common starfishcommon sea star  [details]
Finnish Punameritähti  [details]
French étoile de mer communeétoile de merastérie boréale communeastérie  [details]
German gemeiner Seestern  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål vanlig korstroll  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk vanleg krosstroll  [details]
Spanish estrella de mar  [details]
Swedish vanlig sjöstjärna  [details]
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