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First record of sea star Astropecten indicus Dӧderlein from the coral reef in the Iraqi coastal Waters

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Huda Kadhim Ahmed

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Int. J. Biosci.16( 1), 120-125, January 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/16.1.120-125


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The first recorded of sea star Astropecten indicus Dӧderlein, from the coral reef in the coastal waters of Iraq, North West Arabian Gulf, was done to explore the biodiversity at this habitat,by collected 31 individuals from three samples sites, during July 2012, June and December 2014. The specimens were described according to the morphological features.


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