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Ophionereis porrecta


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lexID:
10626 
AphiaID:
213419 
Scientific:
Ophionereis porrecta 
German:
Gestreifter Schlangenstern 
English:
Striped Brittle Star 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Ophiuroidea (Class) > Amphilepidida (Order) > Ophionereididae (Family) > Ophionereis (Genus) > porrecta (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lyman, 1860 
Occurrence:
Comores, Tansania, Réunion , Mozambique, Australien, Centrale stillehav, Filippinerne, Hawaii, Indiske ocean, Japan, Kenya, Kina, Madagascar, Maldiverne, Rødehavet, Seychellerne, Syd Afrika, Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
1 - 58 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 16cm 
Temperature:
18°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Detritus 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Ophionereis albomaculata
  • Ophionereis amphilogus
  • Ophionereis andamanensis
  • Ophionereis annulata
  • Ophionereis australis
  • Ophionereis degeneri
  • Ophionereis diabloensis
  • Ophionereis dolabriformis
  • Ophionereis eurybrachiplax
  • Ophionereis fasciata
 
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in this lexicon
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-10 20:38:20 

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Ophionereis porrecta Lyman, 1860

The central disc is grey with irregular net-like dark U-shape markings. Dark pattern more prominent in smaller specimens, Arm length to 16 cm and the disc diameter to 1,5 cm. The striped brittle star feeds on detritus and minute animals.

Ophionereis porrecta inhabits reef areas in crevices and under rocks.

Synonyms:
Ophionereis aplacophora
Ophionereis crassipinna
Ophionereis crassispina
Ophionereis sophiae
Ophionereis squamata

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