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Davidaster rubiginosus   (Pourtal√®s, 1869)

striped feather star

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Crinoidea | Comatulida | Comasteridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 111335).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: Belize, Costa Rica and Panama.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is an epibenthic species found on rocky bottoms at depths of 6 to 15 m (Ref. 83942). Members of the class Crinoidea are gonochoric. During spawning, the pinnule walls rupture and the eggs and sperms are shed into the seawater. Life cycle: Embryos elongate into free-swimming larvae (doliolaria) which later sink to the bottom where they metamorphose into stalked sessile crinoid (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the class Crinoidea are gonochoric. During spawning, the pinnule walls rupture and the eggs and sperms are shed into the seawater. Life cycle: Embryos elongate into free-swimming larvae (doliolaria) which later sink to the bottom where they metamorphose into stalked sessile crinoid.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Hendler, G. and D.L. Pawson. 2000. (Ref. 86570)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Price category (Ref. 80766)