antillarum, also known as the lime urchin
, black sea urchin
, Grabaskey's bane or the long
, is a species of sea urchin
in the Family Diadematidae
. This sea urchin
is characterized by its exceptionally long black spines. It is the most abundant and important herbivore on the coral reefs of the ...
· Ecological Importance
· Die-off of urchins
· Human relevance
setosum is a species of long
belonging to the family Diadematidae
. It is a typical sea urchin
, with extremely long, hollow spines that are mildly venomous. D. setosum differs from other Diadema
with five, characteristic white dots that can be found on its body. The species can be found throughout ...
· Distribution and habitat
, Black (Diadema
setosum) Item: CN-78135. $ 19.99. Select Product ... The Black Longspine Urchin
, also known as Long
, has a body which is predominately black with a red eyespot in the center. The spines on these urchins
are long, thin and completely black. They are a very delicate ...
May 4, 2016 - The Diadema Long Spine Urchin
, Diadema sp., is a useful herbivoric invertebrate that can be incredibly beneficial in helping control an algae problem as they are avid algae grazers. T.
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It has very long primary spines, up to 30cm long, with many shorter spines in between. The spines on the underside are much shorter. The urchin
can rapidly point its long spines
against any potential threat (which is quite a scary thing to observe). The spines may be all black, banded black-and-white or even all white.
Descriptions and articles about the Black Longspine Urchin
, scientifically known as Diadema
setosum in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Brief Sum...
setosum - overview. Diadema
setosum is one of the most common seashore sea urchins
in the tropical indo-pacific, especially in coral ecosystems : hence, they are supposed to have an important ecological role, especially in algae grazing. It can be found from the red sea to Hawaii and Pacific archipelagos, from ...