A Systematic Study on the Asteroidea in the East Sea, Korea

한국 동해산 해성류의 계통분류학적 연구

  • Sook Shin (Department of Biology, Korean Sahmyook University)
  • Published : 1995.06.01

Abstract

Twenty-nine species of asteroids are reported to be distributed in the East Sea of Korea. Five species are reported to be distributed in the East Sea of Korea. Five speices are reported for the first time in Korea ; Solaster endeca (Linn, 1771), Lethasterias fusca D'yakonov, 1931, Lethasterias nanimensis chelifera (verrill, 1914), Lysastrosoma anthostictha Fisher, 1992 and Evasterias troscheli alveolata Verrill, 1914. The faunal composition and distribution of the asteroids in the East Sea of Korea are discussed.