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Echinothrix diadema (Spiny urchin)

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Wikipedia Abstract

(For other urchins known as diadema urchin, see diadema urchin.) The diadema urchin or blue-black urchin (Echinothrix diadema) is a species of tropical sea urchin, member of the Diadematidae family.
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Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Tegastes falcatus (copepod)[1]

Predators

Aethaloperca rogaa (Rockcod)[1]
Aluterus scriptus (unicornfish)[1]
Balistapus undulatus (redlined triggerfish)[2]
Balistoides viridescens (bluefin filefish)[1]
Panulirus homarus (scalloped spiny lobster)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Echineulima mittrei[2]

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program
2Jorrit 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.
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