Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 180 m (Ref. 83942). Tropical
Eastern Pacific and Western Central Atlantic: Belize, Costa Rica and Panama.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Maximum depth from Ref. 111335. Found on seagrass Halimeda, corals Porites and Madracis, and rubble (Ref. 86568). This species adopt exposed position on mangrove peat banks, whereas in reef habitats they are cryptic (Ref. 86570). They are found in coral reefs in intertidal areas (Ref. 83942). The mode of reproduction for this species is lecithrotrophic larvae (Ref. 86568).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
The mode of reproduction for this species is lecithrotrophic larvae.
Hendler, G. and D.L. Pawson. 2000. (Ref. 86570)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 26.9 - 28.5, mean 27.7 (based on 56 cells).