Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida
Environment / Climate / Range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 24 m (Ref. 415). Tropical
Western Central Atlantic: throughout the Caribbean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Maximum depth from Ref. 83942. Inhabits shallow areas to depths of 20 m in seagrass, reefs and mangroves, especially coral rubble (Ref. 415, 83942). The mode of reproduction of this species is pluteus larvae (Ref. 86568).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
The mode of reproduction of this species is pluteus larvae.
Collin, R., M.C. DÃaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. SÃ¡nchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. ValdÃ©s. 2005. (Ref. 415)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 26.2 - 28.2, mean 27.5 (based on 580 cells; Ref. 115970