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Ophioderma cinerea   Müller & Troschel, 1842

chocolate brittle star

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Ophioderma cinerea   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 - 24 m (Ref. 83942)

Climate / Range
Tropical

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

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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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