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Paracentrophyes praedictus   Higgins, 1983

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Not assigned | Homalorhagida | Neocentrophyidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Caribbean Sea: Belize.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

Midsternal plate at anterior margin slightly developed at the ventral portion of segment 3. Midventral margin strongly dentate; remaining anterior margin of both ventral and dorsal plates minutely denticulate. Extremely prominent sensory spots. Perispinal setae present on all trunk segments. Short lateral terminal spines: 32 to 130 um, 14.7 to 35.6% of trunk length. Males possess more sensory spots, a flexible mid-dorsal spinose process on segment 12 with prespinal setae, 2 pairs of long flexible penile spines on terminal segment, small midterminal spine ventral to the long flexible mid-dorsal spine, shorter lateral terminal spines, slightly different structure of lateral extensions of terminal tegral and sternal plates, and narrower trunk (Ref. 1409).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in seagrass and mixtures of mud, sand and detritus (Ref. 1409).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown