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Spatangus inermis   Mortensen, 1913

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Echinoidea | Spatangoida | Spatangidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Koukouras, A. and M.-S. Kitsos. 2010. (Ref. 85345)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Demersal; depth range 20 - 350 m (Ref. 85345)

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Mediterranean Sea.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Members of the class Echinoidea are gonochoric. Fertilization is external. Brooding is common, eggs are held either on the peristome, around the periproct or deep into the concavities on the petaloids. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktotrophic larvae (echinoplateus) and live for several months before they sink to the bottom using their tube feet to adhere on the ground where they metamorphose into young urchins (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Mass conversion

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