BIOTIC Species Information for Amphiura chiajei
Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Scientific nameAmphiura chiajei Common nameA brittlestar
MCS CodeZB152 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumEchinodermata Subphylum
Superclass ClassOphiuroidea
Subclass OrderOphiurida
Suborder FamilyAmphiuridae
GenusAmphiura Specieschiajei

Additional InformationOther Amphiura species are similar. Mixed populations of Amphiura chiajei and Amphiura filiformis are common.
Taxonomy References Mortensen, 1927, Hayward et al., 1996, Picton, 1993, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b,
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