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Lytechinus anamesus   Clark, 1912

white sea urchin
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Echinoidea | Temnopleuroida | Toxopneustidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gotshall, D.W. 2005. (Ref. 865)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 7.5 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 300 m (Ref. 865)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Central Pacific: USA.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is found on soft and rocky bottoms from the shallow subtidal to a depth of 300 meters (Ref. 865). Members of the class Echinoidea are gonochoric. Fertilization is external. Brooding is common, eggs are held either on the peristome, around the periproct or deep into the concavities on the petaloids. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktotrophic larvae (echinoplateus) and live for several months before they sink to the bottom using their tube feet to adhere on the ground where they metamorphose into young urchins (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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