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Astropecten jonstoni

Astropecten jonstoni
Description: Naxos (Greece)
It is the smallest species of Astropecten in Mediterranean Sea with a maximum diameter of about 7-8 cm. It prefers sandy seabed at low depths as between 1 and 12 m. Unlike other Astropecten, this specie is active and easy to find during day, especially in early morning and late afternoon.
Author: Pillon, Roberto ()
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Astropecten jonstoni (Delle Chiaje, 1827)Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor

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