Asteroidea | Paxillosida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 2 - 195 m (Ref. 81020). Subtropical
Indo-West Pacific: Bay of Bengal, Japan to the Philippines.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Asteroidea exhibit both asexual (regeneration and clonal) and sexual (gonochoric) means of reproduction. Life cycle: Embryos hatch into planktonic larvae and later metamorphose into pentamorous juveniles which develop into young sea stars with stubby arms.
Chao, S.-M. 2000. (Ref. 77937)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 17.5 - 28.4, mean 27.2 (based on 973 cells).