Arbacia lixula, Black Sea urchin, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Arbacia lixula, Black Sea urchin, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Arbacia lixula

Arbacia lixula Description

Depressed skeleton. Big and strong thorns. A very big peristome which distinguish it from Paracentrotus lividus. Ambulacral plate from the arbacioid type (longer central thrombocyte, flanked by two smaller ones).

Arbacia lixula Common Names

  • Black Sea urchin

Arbacia lixula Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Arbacia lixula? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Arbacia lixula species belongs to.

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Arbacia lixula, marine species closely related

Arbacia lixula, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Arbacia lixula marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Arbacia lixula. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Arbacia lixula are marked in green.

Arbacia lixula, geographic distribution

Where is Arbacia lixula found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Arbacia lixula can be found.

Arbacia lixula, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Arbacia lixula species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Arbacia lixula.