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Echinometra viridis (Green boring reef urchin)

Synonyms: Echinometra plana; Ellipsechinus viridis

Wikipedia Abstract

Echinometra viridis, the reef urchin, is a species of sea urchin in the family Echinometridae. It is found on reefs in very shallow parts of the western Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
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Prey / Diet

Amphistegina gibbosa[1]
Archaias angulatus[1]
Asterigerina carinata[1]
Bigenerina irregularis[1]
Borelis melo[1]
Cyclorbiculina compressa[1]
Cymbaloporetta squammosa[1]
Eponides repandus[1]
Laevipeneroplis proteus[1]
Pyrgo sarsi[1]
Quinqueloculina bradyana[1]
Quinqueloculina seminula[1]
Quinqueloculina tricarinata[1]
Sahulia conica[1]
Siphonina pulchra[1]
Sorites marginalis[1]

Predators

Anisotremus surinamensis (Thicklip grunt)[2]
Balistes capriscus (Grey triggerfish)[1]
Balistes vetula (Turbot)[2]
Bodianus rufus (Spanish hogfish)[2]
Calamus calamus (Sugereye porgy)[1]
Calamus pennatula (Sheepshead porgy)[1]
Carpilius corallinus (batwing coral crab)[1]
Cypraecassis testiculus (reticulate cowrie-helmet)[1]
Diodon holocanthus (Ajargo)[1]
Diodon hystrix (Ajargo)[2]
Ginglymostoma cirratum (Sand shark)[1]
Haemulon carbonarium (Redmouth grunt)[2]
Haemulon macrostomum (Spanish grunt)[1]
Haemulon plumierii (White snapper)[1]
Haemulon sciurus (Yellow grunt)[1]
Halichoeres bivittatus (Slippery dick)[1]
Halichoeres poeyi (Black-ear wrasse)[1]
Halichoeres radiatus (Puddingwife wrasse)[2]
Labrisomus nuchipinnis (Molly miller)[1]
Lachnolaimus maximus (Hogftsh)[1]
Myrichthys breviceps (Sharptail eel)[1]
Paguristes cadenati (red reef hermit)[1]
Paguristes grayi (Gray's hermit crab)[1]
Paguristes tortugae (bandeye hermit)[1]
Pagurus bonairensis[1]
Pagurus brevidactylus (Hermit crab)[1]
Prognathodes aculeatus (Poey's butterflyfish)[1]
Thalassoma noronhanum (Noronha wrasse)[1]
Trachinotus falcatus (Yellow-wax pompano)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Syndesmis antillarum <Unverified Name>[3]
Syndisyrinx collongistyla <Unverified Name>[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Florida Aquarium
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Thuringer Zoopark Erfurt

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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