Overview

Distribution

Records of the species from the Caribbean region are suspected to be incorrect.
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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Description

Spherical, spikey, with a deep red exterior (Richmond, 1997).
  • Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 21 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 16 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 13 - 89.8
  Temperature range (°C): 19.994 - 26.878
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.399 - 5.746
  Salinity (PPS): 34.322 - 36.446
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.832 - 4.766
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.132 - 0.348
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.840 - 2.688

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 13 - 89.8

Temperature range (°C): 19.994 - 26.878

Nitrate (umol/L): 1.399 - 5.746

Salinity (PPS): 34.322 - 36.446

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.832 - 4.766

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.132 - 0.348

Silicate (umol/l): 1.840 - 2.688
 
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