paxillosida

Southern Sand Star (Luidia australiae)

…a species of Luidiid sea star, which occurs in the waters around southern Australia and New Zealand where it occurs on reefs, seagrass meadows, and sands at depths of ~110 m.Southern sand stars are opportunist predators and will conceal themselves in sand and feed on a range of passing invertebrates. 

Classification

Animalia-Echinodermata-Asterozoa-Asteroidea-Paxillosida-Luidiidae-Luidia-L. australiae

Image: Richard Ling

Astropecten scoparius / モミジガイ

Astropecten scoparius

Astropecten scoparius モミジガイ


Animalia Echinodermata Asteroidea Paxillosida Astropectinidae
動物界 棘皮動物門 ヒトデ綱 モミジガイ目 モミジガイ科

The picture was taken at Awashima Marine Park, Shizuoka, Japan.

Spiny sand seastar / スナヒトデ

Luidia quinaria

スナヒトデ
普段は砂の中にいる。 Spiny sand seastar
It is usually in the sand.


Animalia Echinodermata Asteroidea Paxillosida Luidiidae
動物界 棘皮動物門 ヒトデ綱 モミジガイ目 スナヒトデ科

Aburatsubo Marine Park, Kanagawa, Japan.
油壺マリンパーク@神奈川県三浦市

Astropecten polyacanthus / トゲモミジガイ

Astropecten polyacanthus

Astropecten polyacanthus
It is found in the Indo-Pacific.
The Astropecten polyacanthus is inedible because it has tetrodotoxin which is known as fugu poison. トゲモミジガイ
西太平洋からインド洋に生息。
体内にフグ毒と同じテトロドトキシンを持っているので食べられません。


Animalia Echinodermata Asteroidea Paxillosida Astropectinidae
動物界 棘皮動物門 ヒトデ綱 モミジガイ目 モミジガイ科

The photo taken at Awashima Marine Park, Kanagawa, Japan.

Astropecten scoparius / モミジガイ

Astropecten scoparius

Astropecten scoparius
This starfish is found in shallow water around the coasts of Japan and in the East China Sea. モミジガイ
日本周辺と東シナ海の浅瀬に生息。


Animalia Echinodermata Asteroidea Paxillosida Astropectinidae
動物界 棘皮動物門 ヒトデ綱 モミジガイ目 モミジガイ科

The photo taken at Aburatsubo Marine Park, Kanagawa, Japan.