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Brissus unicolor


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lexID:
7507 
AphiaID:
124380 
Scientific:
Brissus unicolor 
German:
Grauer Herzseeigel 
English:
Groove Burrowing Urchin , White Heart-Urchin 
Category:
Zee-egels 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Spatangoida (Order) > Brissidae (Family) > Brissus (Genus) > unicolor (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Leske, ), 1778 
Occurrence:
Costa Rica, Venezuela, the Mediterranean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Panama, Columbia, Belize, South Atlantic, Mexico (East Pacific), Haiti, European Coasts, North Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, Dominican Republic, the Seychelles, Cuba, Adria, Azoren, Indische Oceaan 
Size:
6.3 cm - 12 cm 
Temperature:
15°C - 27°C 
Food:
Detrites 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-09-07 13:02:46 

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Brissus unicolor (Leske, 1778)

Brissus unicolor is a irregulary sea urchin, the armour is elongate and convex.The colour is grey. The hart sea urchin is covered with short soft spines.This hart sea urchin have a furry appearance, live burried in sandy bottom at dephts of 7-30 m,commonly known as Groove Burrowing Urchin and is nocturnal.

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