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Ophiothrix oerstedii   Lütken, 1856

Oersted's brittle star

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

Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida | Ophiothrichidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

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Environment

Reef-associated

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: Belize.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

The planktonic dispersal of this species in Belize (Ref. 86569) is notable due to its abbreviated larval development lasting only 6 to 7 days (Ref. 86639). Found on seagrass, Halimeda, or on corals Porites and Madracis (Ref. 86568). The mode of reproduction is pluteus larvae (Ref. 86568).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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