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Echinometra viridisA. Agassiz, 1863
Common Name:Reef Urchin
Panama, Caribbean



The urchin can be found in crevices or under rubble in rocky areas and coral reefs.

In Panama, it is abundant in protected habitats on the branches of
Similar in general shape and size to
In Panama, the reproductive cycle is annual, during the rainy season (April-December), population-wide, and not correlated with the lunar cycle.



The species exhibits cryptic behavior.



Images
Source:BOCAS LAB
Echinometra  viridis
Echinometra viridis
Juan A. Sanchez
Source:BOCAS LAB
Echinometra  viridis
Echinometra viridis
Rachel Collin
Source:PASI_2009
Echinometra  viridis
Equinometra viridis grazing algae
Cindy Fernandez
Source:PASI_2009
Echinometra  viridis
Grazing Echinometra viridis
Simona Augyte
Source:PASI_2009
Echinometra  viridis
Echionmetra visidis in situ
Simona Augyte
Source:PASI_2009
Echinometra  viridis
Echinometra viridis (reef urchin)
J.Ruvalcaba
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