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Starfishes of the Atlantic

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

Series: Identification Guide Series (Chapman & Hall)

By: AM Clark and ME Downey

820 pages, 113 black & white plates, 75 figures & maps

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #6608 | ISBN: 0412432803
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This book provides a comprehensive review of the taxonomy and geographical distribution of Atlantic starfishes, and a practical identification guide covering 21 families including 140 genera, with 374 species or subspecies recognised as valid.


Part 1 Paxillosida: luidiidae; astropectinidae; radiasteridae; porcellasteridae; goniopectinidae. Part 2 Notomyotida: benthopectinidae. Part 3 Valvatida: chaetasteridae; odontasteridae; ganeriidae; asterinidae; incertae sedis; poraniidae; sphaerasteridae; goniasteridae; ohpidiasteridae; mithrodiidae; asteropseidae; oreasteridae. Part 4 Velatida: solasteridae; pterasteridae; myxasteridae. Part 5 Spinulosida: echinasteridae. Part 6 Forcipulatida: zoroasteridae; neomorphasteridae; pedicellasteridae; asteriidae; labidiasteridae. Part 7 Brisingida: brisingidae; freyellidae.

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