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Diadema Urchin Echinothrix diadema
2012-04-19 11:06:42

The Diadema Urchin (Echinothrix diadema), is a species of long spined sea urchin found in the Indo-Pacific oceanic region. It prefers dark reef. It is active at night, and hides in crevices or under rocks during the day. This urchin grows to a diameter of about 3.15 inches and is generally black in color and always dark. The spines are banded and closed at the tip. The anal sac is spotted...

Double-Spined Urchin Echinothrix calamaris
2012-04-19 08:43:44

The Double-spined Urchin (Echinothrix calamaris), also known as the Banded Sea Urchin, is a species of sea sloth found in the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is usually found on back reefs, hiding in crevices or under rocks. The test (shell) is about 2 inches in diameter. It has two sets of spines, shorter closed spines which are dark in color and can deliver a nasty sting, and longer open...

Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.