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Ophioderma appressa   (Say, 1825)

harlequin brittle star

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Ophioderma appressa   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida | Ophiodermatidae
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Main reference
Hendler, G. and D.L. Pawson. 2000. (Ref. 86570)
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Environment
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 83942)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Eastern Pacific and Western Central Atlantic: Belize, Costa Rica and Panama.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on seagrass Halimeda, corals Porites and Madracis, and rubble (Ref. 86568). This species adopt exposed position on mangrove peat banks, whereas in reef habitats they are cryptic (Ref. 86570). They are found in coral reefs in intertidal areas (Ref. 83942). The mode of reproduction for this species is lecithrotrophic larvae (Ref. 86568).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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