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Ophiomyxa flaccida   (Say, 1825)

limy brittle star

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Ophiomyxa flaccida   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ophiuroidea | Phrynophiurida | Ophiomyxidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Hotchkiss, F.H. 1982. (Ref. 87242)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 183 m (Ref. 87242)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: Off Bahia, Brazil and Belize.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on seagrass Halimeda, corals Porites, Madracis and Agaricia, and rubble (Ref. 86568). The mode of reproduction for this species is lecithotrophic larvae (Ref. 86568).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
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