Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 479 m (Ref. 83942). Tropical
Western Atlantic: throughout the Caribbean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Inhabits reefs (Ref. 415, 83942), on Agaricia (Ref. 86568), mangroves (Ref. 415) and even seagrass Halimeda (Ref. 86568). The mode of reproduction for this species is pluteus larvae (Ref. 86568).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
The mode of reproduction for this species is pluteus larvae.
Collin, R., M.C. DÃaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. SÃ¡nchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. ValdÃ©s. 2005. (Ref. 415)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 16.6 - 26.8, mean 22.4 (based on 149 cells).