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Cryptasterias turqueti (Koehler, 1906)

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Description

Pale in colour with 5 relatively flexible arms.

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Species distribution

Found as shallow as the intertidal zone, but its full depth range is not known

Little is known about this seastar. Its diet has been noted as including the bivalve Laternula elliptica, which lives burrowed into soft sediments. Other name: Diplasterias turqueti

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