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Ophiothrix lepidus   de Loriol, 1893


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Ophiothrix lepidus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida | Ophiothrichidae
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Main reference
McKnight, D.G. 1968. (Ref. 89035)
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Environment
Benthic; depth range ? - 508 m (Ref. 89035)

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Southwest Pacific: Kermadec Island.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Depth based on type locality; to be replaced with a better reference. Members of the class Ophiuroidea are mostly gonochoric, others are protandric. Fertilization is external. Brooding is common, bursae is used as brood chambers where the embryos develop into juveniles and later crawl out from the bursal slits. Life cycle: Embryos hatch into free-swimming planktotrophic larvae and later metamorphose into tiny brittle stars which sink down the bottom where they grow into adult form (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)