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


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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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