Temnopleurus apodus   (A. Agassiz & H.L. Clark,  1906) (Sea Urchin)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Echinoidea
Order:Camarodonta
Family:Temnopleuridae

Description

Synonym (s)
Temnopleurus (Toreumatica) apodus (A. Agassiz & H.L. Clark, 1906)
Genocidaris apoda A. Agassiz & H.L. Clark, 1906
Genocidaris apodus A. Agassiz & H.L. Clark, 1906
Prymnechinus proctalis Koehler, 1927

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair INDIA (Depth: 204 mts)
• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • James, DB. (1983) Sea cucumber and sea urchin resources and Beche-de-mer industry Mariculture potential of Andaman and Nicobar Islands-An indicative survey Bulletin of Central Marine Fisheries Institute CMFRI, Cochin 34 85-93 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/809/1/Bulletin_No_34.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sastry, DRK (2007) Echinodermata of India : An annotated list Records of Zoological Survey of India Occassional paper No. 271 ZSI, Kolkata 1-387 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/checklist/Echinodermata_India_Checklist.pdf
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

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