Rediscovery of the Giant Seastar Luidia Superba A. H. Clark in the Galapagos Islands
Authors: Downey, Maureen E.; Wellington, Gerard M.
Source: Bulletin of Marine Science, Volume 28, Number 2, April 1978 , pp. 375-376(2)
Abstract:Recently, three very large specimens of the starfish Luidia superba Clark were collected in shallow water in the Galapagos Islands. This collection not only represents a rediscovery of the species, but also establishes a record for the largest five-armed starfish known. Their size, distribution, and stomach contents are given and compared with those of other species of Luidia.
Document Type: Short communication
Publication date: 1978-04-01
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