Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida
Hendler, G. and D.L. Pawson. 2000. (Ref. 86570)
Size / Weight / Age
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 24 m (Ref. 83942)
Climate / Range
Western Central Atlantic: Belize and Costa Rica.
This is an intertidal species found in coral reefs, seagrass beds (Ref. 83942), and rubble (Ref. 86568). It adopts exposed positions on mangrove peat banks, whereas in reef habitat they are cryptic (Ref. 86570). 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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