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Ophiocomella ophiactoides   (Clark, 1963)

coralline brittle star

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Ophiocomella ophiactoides   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida | Ophiocomidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 1 - 18 m (Ref. 111335).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: USA and Belize.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on seagrass Halimeda, corals Porites, Madracis and Agaricia, and rubble (Ref. 86568). 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

Vittor, B.A. 2001. (Ref. 8431)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.4 - 28.2, mean 27.5 (based on 120 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown