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Northern Pacific Sea Star

Asterias amurensis Lutken 1871

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Asterias amurensis (Northern Pacific Sea Star) is a species of echinoderms in the family Asteriidae. They are native to the Palearctic, Japan, South Korea, Pacific Ocean, North Korea, and China. They are carnivores. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of northern Pacific sea star. View this species on GBIF