Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 31 m (Ref. 111335). Tropical
Western Central Atlantic: Belize.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
The planktonic dispersal of this species in Belize (Ref. 86569) is notable due to its abbreviated larval development lasting only 6 to 7 days (Ref. 86639). Found on sand (Ref. 111335), seagrass, Halimeda, or on corals Porites and Madracis (Ref. 86568). The mode of reproduction is pluteus larvae (Ref. 86568).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
The mode of reproduction is pluteus 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
): 24.2 - 28, mean 27 (based on 280 cells).