Revista de Biología Tropical ISSN Impreso: 0034-7744 ISSN electrónico: 2215-2075

New record of the starfish Ophidiaster ludwigi (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) from the Pacific of Mexico and Costa Rica


Costa Rica
new record.

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Martín-Cao-Romero, C., Solís-Marín, F. A., Alvarado, J. J., & Laguarda-Figueras, A. (2017). New record of the starfish Ophidiaster ludwigi (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) from the Pacific of Mexico and Costa Rica. Revista De Biología Tropical, 65(S1), S253-S257.


Ophidiaster ludwigi had been reported only from Panama and Peru. Here we add record of the genus and species for Mexico and Costa Rica; and, first time its bathymetric distribution (0-156 m). Rev. Biol. Trop. 65(Suppl. 1): S253-S257. Epub 2017 November 01.


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