Stomopneustes variolaris (Lamarck, 1816)

Saravanan, Raju and Johnson, B and Edward, Loveson (2017) Stomopneustes variolaris (Lamarck, 1816). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 233-236. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    This sea urchin is characterized by compound ambulacral plates of arbacioid type; primary spines long, stout, pointed; imperforate and non-crenulate primary tubercles; and a deep undulating groove between the inter-ambulacral series. The spines are sharp and generally black in colour, sometimes a blue-greenish tinge. They can be recognized by a zig-zag pattern on the upper face. The oral face is clear.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Echinoderms > Sea Urchin
    Marine Ecosystems
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2021 05:59
    Last Modified: 17 Jun 2021 10:33

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