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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:
Oursins 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Spatangoida (Order) > Brissidae (Family) > Brissus (Genus) > unicolor (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Leske, ), 1778 
Occurrence:
Venezuela, Haiti, Costa Rica, Adria, Atlantique nord, Azores, Belize, Caraïbes, Colombie, golfe du Mexique, Kuba, L'Atlantique Sud, littoraux européens, Méditerranée, Mexique (Nord-est du Pacifique), Océan Indien, Panama, Republique dominicaine, Seychelles 
Size:
6.3 cm - 12 cm 
Temperature:
15°C - 27°C 
Food:
Detritus 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
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Author:
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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