Prionocidaris baculosa   (Lamarck,  1816) (Sea Urchin)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Echinoidea
Order:Cidaroida
Family:Cidaridae

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Description
Color: Overall chocolate brown, primary spines pale brown where not encrusted.


Synonym (s)
Cidaris baculosa (Lamarck, 1816)
Leiocidaris baculosa (Lamarck, 1816)
Leiocidaris cidaris Lambert & Thiery, 1910
Phyllacanthus baculosa (Lamarck, 1816)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic, Demersal

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair INDIA (Depth: 5 mts)
• INDIA
• SRI LANKA

Literature Source(s)
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Venkatraman, K; Srinivasan, M; Satyanarayana, CH and Prabhakar D (2002) Faunal diversity of Gulf of Mannar biosphere reserve Conservation area series 15 ZSI 77 pp; VIII pla Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Species belonging to porifera in Indian Ocean
  • Threatened echinoderms of Singapore Available at - www.wildsingapore.com/wildshores/echinodermata/echinodermata.htm
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Rajan, PT (2001) A field guide to grouper and snapper fishes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands ZSI 103 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Echinoids.nl Available at - http://www.echinoids.nl/
  • 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
  • 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/
  • James, DB (1989) Echinoderms of Lakshadweep and their zoogeography Marine living resources of the union territory of Lakshadweep: An indicative survey with suggestions for development Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI 43 97-144 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/8213/1/Bulletin_No_43.pdf

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