Saracrinus nobilis (Carpenter, 1884)
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Family:  Isocrinidae ()
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 660 - 745 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
Biology:  Suspension feeder (Ref. 68823). 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: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 23.08.10
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 02.07.19

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