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Sterechinus neumayeri

Sterechinus neumayeriis commonly referred to as Antarctic sea urchin. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
8636 
AphiaID:
160831 
Scientific:
Sterechinus neumayeri 
German:
Antarktischer Seeigel 
English:
Antarctic Sea Urchin 
Category:
Sjöborrar 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Camarodonta (Order) > Echinidae (Family) > Sterechinus (Genus) > neumayeri (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Meissner, ), 1900 
Sea depth:
0 - 500 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 5cm 
Temperature:
-2,0°C - 0,3°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-07 12:10:53 

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Sterechinus neumayeri (Meissner, 1900)

The colour is a bright red to dull purple.The antarctic sea urchin has long, strong and white-tipped spines. Often fragments of red algae on the spines.

Sterechinus neumayeri is circumpolar. Most of the specimens found to a depth of about 250 m.The Antarctic sea urchin can be often found in association with the Antarctic scallop (Adamussium colbecki) and the seastar Odontaster validus.

The antarctic sea urchin feeds mainly on diatoms and other algae, feeds also on foraminiferans, amphipods, bryozoans, hydrozoans, polychaete worms,sponges and detritus.

Synonym:
Echinus neumayeri

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinozoa (Subphylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Euechinoidea (Subclass) > Carinacea (Infraclass) > Echinacea (Superorder) > Camarodonta (Order) > Echinidea (Infraorder) > Echinidae (Family) > Sterechinus (Genus) > Sterechinus neumayeri (Species)

External links

  1. Antarctic Invertebrates (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia englisch (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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