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

Ophiuroidea | Phrynophiurida | Ophiomyxidae

Environment / Climate / Range

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

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: Off Bahia, Brazil and Belize.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

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).

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

The mode of reproduction for this species is lecithotrophic larvae.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

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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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 22.4 - 28, mean 26.4 (based on 340 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown