Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida
Environment / Climate / Range
Reef-associated; depth range 1 - 27 m (Ref. 83942). Tropical
Western Central Atlantic. Belize and Costa Rica.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found on seagrass Halimeda, and corals, i.e., Porites and Madracis (Ref. 86568). It is known from intertidal areas (Ref. 83942). Adults produces pluteus larvae (Ref. 86568). This species has a planktonic larval phase with an unknown duration (Ref. 86634).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Adults produces pluteus larvae (Ref. 86568). This species has a planktonic larval phase with an unknown duration (Ref. 86634).
Hendler, G. and D.L. Pawson. 2000. (Ref. 86570)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 26.4 - 28.2, mean 27.6 (based on 436 cells).