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Spiny Urchin

Diadema antillarum Philippi 1845

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Diadema antillarum (Spiny Urchin) is a species of echinoderms in the family Diadematidae. They are native to Atlantic Ocean. Dead Spiny Urchin form shallow marine sediments. They are nocturnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 28 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of spiny urchin. View this species on GBIF