Yellow-Spotted Brittle star, Pie Brittle star
Ophiocoma picais commonly referred to as Yellow-Spotted Brittle star, Pie Brittle star. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully.
lexID: 10753 AphiaID: 212384 Scientific: Ophiocoma pica German: Schlangenstern English: Yellow-Spotted Brittle Star, Pie Brittle Star Category: Brittle stars Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Ophiuroidea (Class) > Ophiacanthida (Order) > Ophiocomidae (Family) > Ophiocoma (Genus) > pica (Species) Initial determination: (Müller & Troschel, ), 1842 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, Australia, China, Comores, East Africa, Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Japan, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , Somalia, South-Africa, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 1 - 394 Meter Size: 0.39" - 1.57" (1cm - 4cm) Temperature: 48.2 °F - 84.2 °F (9°C - 29°C) Food: Detritus Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2017-05-24 20:08:37
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Ophiocoma pica Müller & Troschel, 1842
Arm length to 4 cm and disc diameter to 1,0 cm. Disc with thin gold radiating lines on a dark brown background and long dark brown arm spines,
This brittle star can be found among coral.
Ophiocoma lineolata Müller & Troschel, 1842
Ophiocoma sannio Lyman, 1861
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Asterozoa (Subphylum) > Ophiuroidea (Class) > Ophiurida (Order) > Ophiurina (Suborder) > Gnathophiurina (Infraorder) > Ophiocomidae (Family) > Ophiocominae (Subfamily) > Ophiocoma (Genus) > Ophiocoma pica (Species)
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