Laubiericrinus pentagonalis Roux, 2004
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Family:  Hyocrinidae ()
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Environment:  sessile; marine; depth range - 2000 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific.
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Biology:  Members of the class Crinoidea are gonochoric. During spawning, the pinnule walls rupture and the eggs and sperms are shed into the seawater. Life cycle: Embryos elongate into free-swimming larvae (doliolaria) which later sink to the bottom where they metamorphose into stalked sessile crinoid (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: SeaLifeBase Team, - 29.07.08
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 11.10.18

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