Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 1 - 366 m (Ref. 111335). Tropical
Western Central Atlantic: Belize.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
This species are typically found in rocky substrates (Ref. 86570), in rubble (Ref. 111335) and are associated with soft, peat bank substrates. Also common in the clumps of algae growing on the top of the slope at the mouth of the embayment (Ref. 86570). The mode of reproduction is lecithotrophic larvae (Ref. 86568).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
The mode of reproduction is lecithotrophic 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
): 25.5 - 28.2, mean 27.4 (based on 627 cells).