Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 173 m (Ref. 83942). Tropical
Western Central Atlantic: Belize and Costa Rica.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Maximum depth from Ref. 111335. This is an intertidal species found in coral reefs, seagrass beds (Ref. 83942), and rubble (Ref. 86568). It adopts exposed positions on mangrove peat banks, whereas in reef habitat they are cryptic (Ref. 86570). 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
): 24.9 - 28.3, mean 27.5 (based on 460 cells).