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Macrophiothrix elongata   Clark, 1938


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Macrophiothrix elongata   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida | Ophiodermatidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

George, D. 2005. (Ref. 102838)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 15 m (Ref. 107862)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean: Iran and United Arab Emirates.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Prefers being hidden under subtidal rocks and among corals with just its arms exposed (Ref. 102838). Found on coral reef, subtidal rock and is epizoic on sponges (Ref. 107862). Prefers being hidden under subtidal rocks and among corals with just its arms exposed (Ref. 102838). Found on coral reef, subtidal rock and is epizoic on sponges (Ref. 107862). Ophiuroids may be carnivores, scavengers, deposit feeders or suspension feeders (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Price category (Ref. 80766)