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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



Parasitized by 
Syndesmis antillarum[3]
Syndesmis collongistyla[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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

External References



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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