They are common in the Caribbean, Bahamas, and Florida, and may be found at depths of 0 to 10 metres.
The West Indian sea egg feeds on algae but tends to avoid the crustose, highly calcified coralline algae
Echinus ventricosus Lamarck, 1816
Heliechinus gouldii Girard, 1850 )
Hipponoe esculenta A. Agassiz, 1872
Tripneustes esculenta (A. Agassiz, 1872)
Tripneustes esculentus (A. Agassiz, 1872)