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Imperial Sea Urchin (Phyllacanthus imperialis) Nudi Falls, Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, INDONESIA 2009
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Foto: Chumbe Island 2015, Sansibar, Tansania, Ost-Afrika
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- Phyllacanthus imperialis
- Pencil Urchin, Sputnik Urchin
- Family tree:
- Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Cidaroida (Order) > Cidaridae (Family) > Phyllacanthus (Genus) > imperialis (Species)
- Initial determination:
- (Lamarck, ), 1816
- Mozambique, Raja Amat, Papua, Tansania, Zanzibar, Australia, Det Indiske Hav, Indiske Hav, West, Indo-Pacific, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagaskar, Mauritius, New Zealand, Ny Caledonia, Rødehavet, Seychellene, Stillehavet, Vest, Stillehavet, Øst
- Sea depth:
- 25 - 77 Meter
- 7 cm - 9 cm
- 24,8°C - 25,7°C
- Svamp, virvelløse dyr
- ~ 400 Liter
- There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully
- Not evaluated
- Red List:
- Not evaluated (NE)
- Related species at
Catalog of Life:
- Meerwasser-Lexikon Team
- 2004-09-16 07:43:24
- 2017-11-19 13:10:37
Eat invertebrates and sponges. This sea urchin is nocturnal.
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