E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Retiometra alascana A. H. Clark, 1936
Alaska Feather Star
Family: Antedonidae
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Distribution of Retiometra alascana in British Columbia
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This is a small species of feather star that has ten arms and is 55 - 75 mm long. Lambert and Boutillier (2011) say: "Not yet recorded for BC but reported off Oregon and California and often associated with Florometra asperrima (=Florometra serratissima), which does occur in BC." It is reported from neighbouring Alaska.

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
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Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2023-09-24 5:51:11 AM]
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