This urchin is distinct from Phormosoma. It never has fluid filled sacs on dorsal surface. It has many more rows of spines. It is up to 150 mm in diameter although usually smaller.
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Echinodermata (Echinoderms) > Class Echinoidea (Sea Urchins, heart urchins, sand dollars) > Echinothuroidea (Sea urchins) > Echinothuriidae (Sea urchins)|
|Site:||Atlantic > South Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field|
Atlantic > Central Atlantic > Nigeria > Usan field
|Latitude:||3 deg 29' 00" N|
|Longitude:||7 deg 28' 00" E|
|Project Partners:||Total E&P Nigeria, Bourbon, Oceaneering|
|Deposited By:||Mr R Curry|
|Deposited On:||08 December 2009|
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