Understanding trophic relationships among Caribbean sea urchins

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Rodriguez Barreras, Ruber; Cuevas, Elvira; Cabanillas-Terán, Nancy; Branoff, Benjamin;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Universidad de Costa Rica
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15517/rbt.v64i2.19366
  • Subject: Stable isotopes | trophic ecology | Bayesian mixing models | sea urchins | Puerto Rico. | Isótopos estables | ecología trófica | modelos de mezcla | erizos de mar

The species Echinometra lucunter, Echinometra viridis, Lytechinus variegatus, Tripneustes ventricosus, and Diadema antillarum are the most common sea urchins of littoral habitats in the Caribbean. T. ventricosus and L. variegatus are associated with seagrass beds, while... View more