Sea potato (Echinocardium cordatum)
|Also known as:||Common heart urchin|
- The sea potato is a deposit feeder, picking up food particles with its tube feet.
- The sea potato is found in a burrow of between 8 and 15 centimetres deep.
- The sea potato is yellow-brown in colour and covered in lots of backward facing spines.
The sea potato has not yet been assessed by the IUCN.
Information on the sea potato is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.
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ITIS (December, 2012)