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Ophiocten hastatum   Lyman, 1878


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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida | Ophiuridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 825 - 4700 m (Ref. 83942).  Polar

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Antarctic Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is an epibenthic species found at depths of 825 to 4700 m (Ref. 83942). Abyssal (Ref. 88950). Members of the class Ophiuroidea are mostly gonochoric, others are protandric. Fertilization is external. Brooding is common, bursae is used as brood chambers where the embryos develop into juveniles and later crawl out from the bursal slits. Life cycle: Embryos hatch into free-swimming planktotrophic larvae and later metamorphose into tiny brittle stars which sink down the bottom where they grow into adult form (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the class Ophiuroidea are mostly gonochoric, others are protandric. Fertilization is external. Brooding is common, bursae is used as brood chambers where the embryos develop into juveniles and later crawl out from the bursal slits. Life cycle: Embryos hatch into free-swimming planktotrophic larvae and later metamorphose into tiny brittle stars which sink down the bottom where they grow into adult form.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Guille, A. 1982. (Ref. 87413)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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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): 1.8 - 3.3, mean 2.4 (based on 980 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown