Heliaster cumingi, Galapagos, Ecuador, Photo: Graham Edgar
Tropical Eastern Pacific
Sea Temperature Range: 20.2-26.1°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (16% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.