Echinus melois commonly referred to as Melon sea urchin, water melon sea urchin. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 7647 AphiaID: 124294 Scientific: Echinus melo German: Melonen-Seeigel English: Melon Sea Urchin, Water Melon Sea Urchin Category: Ricci Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Camarodonta (Order) > Echinidae (Family) > Echinus (Genus) > melo (Species) Initial determination: Lamarck, 1816 Size: bis zu 17cm Temperature: 16°C - 23°C Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2014-10-25 15:14:26
Last edit: 2014-10-25 15:14:26
Melon sea urchin is a cool water species and feed on algae and small invertebrates.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinozoa (Subphylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Euechinoidea (Subclass) > Carinacea (Infraclass) > Echinacea (Superorder) > Camarodonta (Order) > Echinidea (Infraorder) > Echinidae (Family) > Echinus (Genus)
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