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Centrostephanus coronatus

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Crowned Sea Urchin (Centrostephanus coronatus), San Miguel Island,September 9-10, 2005

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lexID:
11782 
Scientific:
Centrostephanus coronatus 
German:
Gekrönter Diademseeigel 
English:
Crowned Sea Urchin 
Category:
Ricci 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Diadematoida (Order) > Diadematidae (Family) > Centrostephanus (Genus) > coronatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Verrill, ), 1867 
Occurrence:
Panama, Northeast Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica, Golfo della California 
Sea depth:
13 - 170 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 6,0cm 
Temperature:
12°C - 24°C 
Food:
Sea squirts, Sea weed, Sediment feeder, Sponges, Carnivore, Alghe, invertebrati 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-11-09 19:47:46 

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Centrostephanus coronatus (Verrill, 1867)

Centrostephanus coronatus is a diadematid sea urchin. Crowned Sea Urchin with long dark purple to black spines. The diet of Centrostephanus species includes algae, seagrass, tunicates, and encrusting invertebrates, such as bryozoans and sponges

Synonymised names:
Echinodiadema coronata Verrill, 1867 (transferred to Centrostephanus)

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