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Calcium carbonate and ammonia present in the detritus of sea cucumbers help to form the skeletons of coral organisms and fertilize the seabed. Coton spiner (Holothuria sanctori). Marine invertebrates of the Canary Islands, Tenerife.

© Sergio Hanquet / Biosphoto

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Image size: 3872x2592 pixels (12.9"x8.6" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2013-02-22

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Le carbonate de calcium et l'ammoniac présents dans les détritus des concombres de mer contribuent à la formation du squelette des organismes coralliens et à la fertilisation des fonds marins.

Keywords

Wild animal / Echinodermata / Sea cucumber / Sea cucumber (Holothuria sp) / Sea cucumber (Holothuria sanctori)

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC

World sea and ocean / Atlantic Ocean / North Atlantic Ocean / Macaronesia

Species / Species particularity / Aquatic species / Saltwater species

February

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Winter

Europe / European Union / Spain / Canary Islands archipelago / Tenerife

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Overview

Shot / Close-up

Organism / Body fluid / Excretion liquid / Excrement

Enumeration / Alone

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Echinodermata / Holothuroidea / Holothuriidae / Holothuria

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