- Volume 11 Issue 2
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.