Asteroidea | Forcipulatida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 80 - 88 m (Ref. 83942). Tropical
Eastern Pacific: Costa Rica.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
This species is found in subtidal areas at depths of 80 to 88 m (Ref. 83942).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Asteroidea exhibit both asexual (regeneration and clonal) and sexual (gonochoric) means of reproduction. Life cycle: Embryos hatch into planktonic larvae and later metamorphose into pentamorous juveniles which develop into young sea stars with stubby arms.
Alvarado, J.J. and J. Cortés. 2009. (Ref. 83942)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 9.3 - 14.8, mean 10.2 (based on 6 cells).