[Abundance of Diadema antillarum (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) in the coasts of Venezuela].

@article{Noriega2006AbundanceOD,
  title={[Abundance of Diadema antillarum (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) in the coasts of Venezuela].},
  author={Nicida Noriega and Sheila M Pauls and Carlos del M{\'o}naco},
  journal={Revista de biologia tropical},
  year={2006},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={793-802}
}
Diadema antillarum is a shallow-water sea-urchin from the tropical Atlantic whose populations almost disappeared in 1983-84 because of widespread mortalities which reached 87-100 %. In Venezuela, urchin population densities before the mortality event were comparable to those of other Caribbean regions; however, later abundancies remain unknown. The… CONTINUE READING