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Metalia sternalis


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lexID:
2232 
Scientific:
Metalia sternalis 
German:
Herzseeigel 
English:
Sea Urchin 
Category:
Søpindsvin 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Spatangoida (Order) > Brissidae (Family) > Metalia (Genus) > sternalis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lamarck, 1816) 
Occurrence:
Réunion , Tansania, Australien, Hawaii, Indo Stillehavet, Japan, Madagascar, Mauritius , Rødehavet, Seychellerne, Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Size:
bis zu 5cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Detritus 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Metalia angustus
  • Metalia dicrana
  • Metalia kermadecensis
  • Metalia latissima
  • Metalia nobilis
  • Metalia persica
  • Metalia robillardi
  • Metalia spatagus
  • Metalia townsendi
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-17 15:40:44 

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Eats detritus, perfect for DSB-systems !

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  1. Echinoids.nl (en)

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