Data about Ophiuroidea

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Physical Description

 
sexual dimorphism
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dwarf males
Fairbairn, 2013  
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female larger
Fairbairn, 2013  
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genital opening
Fairbairn, 2013  
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integument
Fairbairn, 2013  

Ecology

 
δ13C mean
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-17.9
Reid et al, 2012  
 
trophic guild
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surface deposit feeder
Reid et al, 2012  
 
δ15N mean
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11.35
Reid et al, 2012  
 
δ34S mean
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18.95
Reid et al, 2012  

Life History and Behavior

 
reproduction
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dioecious
Fairbairn, 2013  
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sequential hermaphrodite
Fairbairn, 2013  
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simultaneous hermaphrodite
Fairbairn, 2013  

Notes

 
percent species currently described min
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71
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
percent species currently described max
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79
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
percent synonyms
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34
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
described (accepted)
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2,064
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
total unknown species (expert opinion) min
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560
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
total unknown species (expert opinion) max
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850
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
undescribed species present in museum collections min
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260
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
undescribed species present in museum collections max
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300
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
undiscovered morphospecies (not yet collected) min
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200
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
undiscovered morphospecies (not yet collected) max
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400
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
undiscovered species (molecular cryptic) min
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100
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
undiscovered species (molecular cryptic) max
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150
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
percent surveyed species not yet known to science min
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8
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
percent surveyed species not yet known to science max
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0.31
Appeltans et al, 2012  
 
percent surveyed species not yet known to science
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0.02
Appeltans et al, 2012  
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0.07
Appeltans et al, 2012  

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