Overview

Distribution

This species is recorded from the Caribbean coast of Panama (see Alvarado et al. 2008).

I have collected this species in Panama from Maria Chiquita and Portobelo, Caribbean Sea.

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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

References and links

Lütken, C. F. (1855). Bidrag til Kundskab om Slangestjernerne. I. Forelöbig Oversigt over Grönlandshavet Ophiurer. Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den naturhistoriske Forening 1854, 6: 95-104.

Alvarado, J.J., F.A. Solis-Marin & C. Ahearn. (2008). Equinodermos (Echinodermata) del Caribe Centroamericano. Rev.Biol.Trop. 56 (Suppl. 3): 37-55.

World Ophiuroidea Database

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Synonymised taxa

Ophioderma rubicundum Lütken, 1856

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 59 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 54 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0.5 - 77
  Temperature range (°C): 20.433 - 26.930
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.271 - 4.132
  Salinity (PPS): 36.171 - 36.446
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.163 - 4.895
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.078 - 0.279
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.232 - 2.296

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0.5 - 77

Temperature range (°C): 20.433 - 26.930

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.271 - 4.132

Salinity (PPS): 36.171 - 36.446

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.163 - 4.895

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.078 - 0.279

Silicate (umol/l): 1.232 - 2.296
 
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