Arbacia punctulatais commonly referred to as Purple-spined sea urchin, Purple urchin, Atlantic Purple Sea Urchin. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 12853 AphiaID: 158058 Scientific: Arbacia punctulata German: Lila Seeigel English: Purple-spined Sea Urchin, Purple Urchin, Atlantic Purple Sea Urchin Category: Søpindsvin Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Arbacioida (Order) > Arbaciidae (Family) > Arbacia (Genus) > punctulata (Species) Initial determination: (Lamarck, ), 1816 Sea depth: 0,1 - 304 Meter Size: 2 cm - 10 cm Temperature: 9°C - 27°C Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Arbacia punctulata (Lamarck, 1816)
A. punctulata is omnivorous, consuming a wide variety of prey.
Zoogonus rubellus (Olsson 1868) Odhner 1902
Anapesus carolinus Holmes, 1860 (subjective junior synonym)
Arbacea punctulata (misspelling for Arbacia punctulata)
Echinocidaris (Agarites) punctulata (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Echinocidaris davisii A. Agassiz, 1863 (subjective junior synonym)
Echinocidaris punctulata (Lamarck, 1816) (subjective junior synonym)
Echinus punctulatus Lamarck, 1816 (transferred to Arbacia)
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