Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida
Hendler, G. and D.L. Pawson. 2000. (Ref. 86570)
Size / Weight / Age
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 83942)
Climate / Range
Eastern Pacific and Western Central Atlantic: Belize, Costa Rica and Panama.
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)
Threat to humans
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