Heterocentrotus trigonarius   (Lamarck,  1816) (Sea Urchin)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Echinodermata
Class: Echinoidea
Order:Camarodonta
Family:Echinometridae

Description
Color in life: Uniformly mid brown


Synonym (s)
Acrocladia cuspidata A. Agassiz, 1863
Acrocladia trigonaria (Lamarck, 1816)
Acrocladia violacea Perrier, 1869
Echinometra pugionifera Des Moulins, 1837
Echinometra trigonarius (Lamarck, 1816)
Echinus trigonarius Lamarck, 1816)
Heterocentrotus taeniatus Brandt, 1835

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Island (Lat: 7.24) (Long: 93.74) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Island INDIA
• Bay of Bengal INDIA
• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Sastry, DRK (2002) Echinodermata associated with coral reefs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Zoological Survey of India ZSI 100(3-4) 21-60 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • 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/

Page last updated on:2011-04-18

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