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Himerometra robustipinna   (Carpenter, 1881)

feather star

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Himerometra robustipinna   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS

Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Crinoidea | Comatulida | Himerometridae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Schoppe, S. 2000. (Ref. 800)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 57 m (Ref. 81020)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs on hard corals and hard substrates at depths down to 40 m. Filter feeds on plankton. Associated with shrimps and a lobster (Refs. 800, 100851, 102275) (Ref. 800). Members of the class Crinoidea are gonochoric. During spawning, the pinnule walls rupture and the eggs and sperms are shed into the seawater. Life cycle: Embryos elongate into free-swimming larvae (doliolaria) which later sink to the bottom where they metamorphose into stalked sessile crinoid (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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