Asteroids

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Family Astropectinidae
Name Bollonaster pectinatus
Photograph details Sunday Island 15/03/2004 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

1207
Family Goniasteridae
Name Tosia australis
Photograph details Cape Paterson 5/03/1998 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

1719
Family Goniasteridae
Name Tosia australis and/or Tosia neossia
Notes Split into 2 species.
Distribution Sth NSW and TAS to Kalbarri, WA, depth range 0-40 m
Photograph details Griffith Is 4/04/1998 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

1229
Family Goniasteridae
Name Tosia neossia
Photograph details Cape Paterson 5/03/1998 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

2733
Family Oreasteridae
Name Nectria ocellata
Distribution Broughton Is., NSW to western end of Great Australian Bight, (juvenile specimen from Caloundra, QLD)
Photograph details Griffith Point San Remo 3/01/1999 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

1431
Family Oreasteridae
Name Nectria saoria
Distribution Port Phillip Bay, VIC to Perth, WA, depth range 0-25 m
Photograph details Eagles Nest 7/03/1998 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

1314
Family Asterinidae
Name Aquilonastra scobinata
Distribution Cape Liptrap, VIC to circum-TAS and to Port MacDonnell, SA, littoral waters
Photograph details Cape Paterson 5/03/1998 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

320
Family Asterinidae
Name Meridiastra calcar
Distribution Currumbin, QLD to Albany, WA, depth range 0-3 m
Photograph details Fingal Beach 16/03/1997 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

1706
Family Asterinidae
Name Meridiastra fissura
Distribution Eagles Nest to The Caves
Photograph details Griffith Is 4/04/1998 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

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Family Asterinidae
Name Meridiastra gunnii
Notes Purple, orange tube feet. Types showed brevispina was not appropriate.
Distribution Collaroy, NSW to Dongara, WA, depth range 0-36 m
Photograph details Kitty Miller Bay, Phillip Island 13/02/2008 10:48:24 AM Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

4834
Family Asterinidae
Name Meridiastra medius
Photograph details Honeysuckle Point 12/01/2001 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

1406
Family Asterinidae
Name Meridiastra oriens
Photograph details Flat Rocks 6/03/1998 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

206
Family Asterinidae
Name Paranepanthia grandis
Distribution Shelley Beach, north of Clarence River, NSW to Cape Peron, WA, depth range 0-40 m
Photograph details Cape Paterson 16/02/1997 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

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Family Asterinidae
Name Parvulastra exigua
Distribution Currumbin, QLD to Spencer Gulf, SA, littoral waters
Photograph details Inverloch - Eagles Nest 25/03/2007 10:07:42 AM Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

1223
Family Asteriidae
Name Coscinasterias muricata
Distribution Port Denison, QLD to Houtman Abrolhos, WA, depth range 0-140 m
Photograph details Cape Paterson 5/03/1998 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

2306
Family Asteriidae
Name Smilasterias multipara
Distribution Walkerville-Cape Bridgewater, VIC, Bass Strait islands, West Point-Bruny Is., TAS, depth range 0-3 m
Photograph details Flinders - Mushroom Reef 7/11/1998 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

2031
Family Asteriidae
Name Uniophora granifera
Distribution West Is., SA to Northwest Solitary Is., NSW, depth range 0-143 m
Photograph details Portarlington 5/03/1998 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

4034
Family Echinasteridae
Name Echinaster arcystatus
Distribution Montague Is., NSW to Shark Bay, WA, Kent Group Tas, depth range 0-46 m
Photograph details Ricketts Point- Port Phillip Bay 26/03/2000 Photographed by Leon Altoff

 

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