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Echinus melo

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.


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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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-10-25 15:14:26 

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Lamarck, 1816

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)

External links

  1. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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