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

Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida | Ophiodermatidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 173 m (Ref. 83942).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: Belize and Costa Rica.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 111335. 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).

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

The mode of reproduction for this species is lecithrotrophic larvae.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Hendler, G. and D.L. Pawson. 2000. (Ref. 86570)

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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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown