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Echinothrix diadema (Spiny urchin)

Synonyms: Astropyga spinosissima; Astropyga subularis; Centrostephanus subularis; Cidaris araneiformis; Cidarites spinosissima; Cidarites subularis; Diadema dejardinsii; Diadema spinosissimum; Diadema subulare; Echinothrix cincta; Echinothrix petersii; Echinothrix spinosissima; Echinothrix spinosissimum; Echinothrix subularis; Echinothrix turcarum; Echinus coronalis; Echinus diadema; Garelia cincta; Garelia subularis

Wikipedia Abstract

Several species of sea urchin are commonly called Diadema urchins, go here for a discussion colspan=2 style="text-align: center; background-color: transparent; text-align:center; border: 1px solid red;" | Diadema urchin 250px colspan=2 style="text-align: center; background-color: transparent; text-align:center; border: 1px solid red;" | Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Echinodermata Class: Echinoidea Subclass: Euechinoidea Superorder: Diadematacea Order: Diadematoida Family: Diadematidae Genus: Echinothrix Species: E.
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Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Dictyota acutiloba (brown algae)[1]
Halimeda opuntia (cactus algae)[1]
Padina boergesenii (brown algae)[1]
Tegastes falcatus (copepod)[1]

Predators

Aethaloperca rogaa (Rockcod)[1]
Aluterus scriptus (unicornfish)[1]
Balistoides viridescens (bluefin filefish)[1]
Panulirus homarus (scalloped spiny lobster)[1]

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Citations

Species recognized by , 2010-09-07 12:47:00, WoRMS Echinoidea: World Echinoidea Database in Catalog of Life 2011
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