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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrisaster fragilis (Düben & Koren, 1844) 
AphiaID: 124404

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinodermata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinozoa (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinoidea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuechinoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIrregularia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtelostomata (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpatangoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaleopneustina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchizasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrisaster (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrisaster Gray, 1855
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrisaster (Schizaster) fragilis (Düben & Koren, 1844) (unaccepted combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrissus fragilis Düben & Koren, 1844 (transferred to Brisaster)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeriaster fragilis (Düben & Koren, 1844) (transferred to Brisaster)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchizaster (Brisaster) fragilis (Düben & Koren, 1844) (unaccepted combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchizaster (Brissus) fragilis (Düben & Koren, 1844) (transferred to Brisaster)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchizaster fragilis (Düben & Koren, 1844) (transferred to Brisaster)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTripylus fragilis (Düben & Koren, 1844) (transferred to Brisaster)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordypvannssjømus  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordjupvassjømus  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlervecksjöborre  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Davis Strait
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDavis Strait [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorManicouagan [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
Iceland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Iceland [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Iceland [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFaroe-Shetland Channel [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorShetlands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorway [details]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBohuslän [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlorida [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuatemala [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (34 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Echinodermata Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), northern Gaspe Waters, lower St. Lawrence estuary, Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait), lower Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone as far as Cabot Strait: Cape North, N.S., St. Paul Island to Cape Ray, NL.); western slope of Newfoundland, including the southern part of the Strait of Belle Isle but excluding the upper 50m in the area southwest of Newfoundland [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat bathyal and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Brisaster fragilis - pair of urchins
Brisaster fragilis - p...
Brisaster fragilis - group
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Brisaster fragilis - normal view
Brisaster fragilis - n...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:124404
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hansson, Hans
2010-09-07 10:14:26Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
2013-08-26 18:24:18Z  changed  Kroh, Andreas
  
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  Citation: Kroh, A. (2014). Brisaster fragilis (Düben & Koren, 1844). In: Kroh, A. & Mooi, R. (2014) World Echinoidea Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=124404 on 2014-09-24
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