Abundance of the sea urchin Centrostephanus coronatus (Echinoidea: Diadematidae) in the Costa Rican Pacific

 

Authors
Alvarado, Juan José
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Article
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Description

Centrostephanus coronatus reaches a density of 0.06 individuals/m2 in shallow reef waters in Parque Nacional Marino Ballena, Pacific of Costa Rica, in the same habitat occupied by the urchin Diadema mexicanum. It is the fourth species of diadematoid urchins reported for Costa Rican and a first new report for Central America.
Centrostephanus coronatus reaches a density of 0.06 individuals/m2 in shallow reef waters in Parque Nacional Marino Ballena, Pacific of Costa Rica, in the same habitat occupied by the urchin Diadema mexicanum. It is the fourth species of diadematoid urchins reported for Costa Rican and a first new report for Central America.

Publication Year
2014
Language
spa
Topic
centrostephanus coronatus
echinodermata
density
pacific
Costa Rica
centrostephanus coronatus
echinodermata
densidad
Pacifico
Costa Rica
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Portal de Revistas UCR
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