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Distribution

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This species has been collected off the Caribbean coast of Panama from Sail Rock (USNM E 24078), off Pico Feo Island (USNM E 47931, USNM E 24159; Centroid Latitude: 9.5517, Centroid Longitude: -78.9742) and from the Canal Zone (USNM 7150, USNM 34036, USNM 12486; Centroid Latitude: 9.5333, Centroid Longitude: -79.9083) from a depth of 62 m.

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References and links

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Pawson, D. L., D. J. Vance, C. G. Messing, F. A. Solis-Marin, and C. L. Mah. 2009. Echinodermata of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1177–1204 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College S.

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Habitat

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Known from seamounts and knolls
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Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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Description

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Disk pentagonal (dd = 5.67 to 12.16 mm). Covered by thick and naked tegument (Fig. 2a). Radial shields enlarged along internal margin. Marginal interradius with a row of 8 to 10 large and overlapping scales (Fig. 2a). Bursal slits short and narrow (Fig. 2b). Oral shields triangular to circular, distal margin rounded. Adoral shields narrow and enlarged laterally. Three enlarged oral papillae on each side of jaw angle, distal free end totally dentate, the two proximal papillae being longer and wider than distal papilla (Fig. 2c). Dorsal arm plate long, narrow, fragmented into two (Fig. 2d). Ventral arm plates small, pentagonal, with a small notch on the distal margins. Four to five small, compressed, arm spines, with denticles on tips. Without tentacle scale (Fig. 2e).
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Anne I. Gondim, Carmen Alonso, Thelma L. P. Dias, Cynthia L. C. Manso, Martin L. Christoffersen
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Gondim A, Alonso C, Dias T, Manso C, Christoffersen M (2013) A taxonomic guide to the brittle-stars (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea) from the State of Paraíba continental shelf, Northeastern Brazil ZooKeys 307: 45–96
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Anne I. Gondim
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Carmen Alonso
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Thelma L. P. Dias
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Cynthia L. C. Manso
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Distribution

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Bermuda, the islands off southern Florida, the Bahamas, the Antilles, Mexican Caribbean, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, islands off Caribbean Colombia, Venezuela, and Brazil (Devaney 1974, Hendler et al. 1995, Chavarro et al. 2004, Durán-Gonzáles et al. 2005, Trujillo-Luna and González-Vallejo 2006, Alvarado et al. 2008, Hernandéz-Herrejón et al. 2008). In Brazil it has been recorded from the States of Amapá, Pará, Maranhão, Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Alagoas (Gondim et al. in press), Abrolhos islands off southern Bahia (Rathbun 1879), Bahia (Alves and Cerqueira 2000), and Rio de Janeiro (Manso 1993). Intertidal to 367.5 m. In this study it occurred between 11 and 33m.
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Gondim A, Alonso C, Dias T, Manso C, Christoffersen M (2013) A taxonomic guide to the brittle-stars (Echinodermata, Ophiuroidea) from the State of Paraíba continental shelf, Northeastern Brazil ZooKeys 307: 45–96
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Anne I. Gondim
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Carmen Alonso
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Thelma L. P. Dias
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Cynthia L. C. Manso
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Martin L. Christoffersen
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