Macrophiothrix elongata   Clark, 1938

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

Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida | Ophiodermatidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 15 m (Ref. 107862).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean: Iran and United Arab Emirates.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Prefers being hidden under subtidal rocks and among corals with just its arms exposed (Ref. 102838). Found on coral reef, subtidal rock and is epizoic on sponges (Ref. 107862). Prefers being hidden under subtidal rocks and among corals with just its arms exposed (Ref. 102838). Found on coral reef, subtidal rock and is epizoic on sponges (Ref. 107862). Ophiuroids may be carnivores, scavengers, deposit feeders or suspension feeders (Ref. 833).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

George, D. 2005. (Ref. 102838)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26.5 - 29.3, mean 28 (based on 192 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)