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Ophiactis savignyi   (Müller & Troschel, 1842)

Savigny's brittle star

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida | Ophiactidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 550 m (Ref. 111335), usually 1 - 100 m (Ref. 800).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Cosmopolitan.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 415)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 83942. It is found in intertidal and subtidal areas, particularly on rocky and muddy substrates (Ref. 83942). Inhabits all reef habitats; often lives in sponges (Ref. 415). It occurs on mangrove swamp (Ref. 111335), dead corals with algae (Ref. 800), and seagrass Halimeda (Ref. 86568). Suspension feeder (Ref. 116259). The mode of reproduction is asexual fissiparity (Ref. 86568).

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

The mode of reproduction is asexual fissiparity.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés. 2005. (Ref. 415)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown