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Ophiothrix suensoni   Lütken, 1856

Suenson's brittle star

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

Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida | Ophiothrichidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 479 m (Ref. 83942).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic: throughout the Caribbean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits reefs (Ref. 415, 83942), on Agaricia (Ref. 86568), mangroves (Ref. 415) and even seagrass Halimeda (Ref. 86568). The mode of reproduction for this species is pluteus larvae (Ref. 86568).

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

The mode of reproduction for this species is pluteus larvae.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés. 2005. (Ref. 415)

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