Tag: sea urchin

Sea urchin fishery and trade in Chile

Photo credit: ICSF Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted picture shows the cleaning of sea urchin Chile’s sea urchin fishery ranges between about 40,000 – 60,000 tons/year which is by far the largest in the world and contributing by more than 50% of the global urchin production. Sea …

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Sea urchin (biological features and utilization) – Video

This short video was filmed at “Tuna Harbor Dockside Market”, San Diego, USA during the Saturday fish market held on 27 December 2014.         Introduction: The name “urchin” is an old word for hedgehog, which sea urchins resemble. Sea urchins are small and spiny animals that are members of the phylum Echinodermata, which also includes sea …

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Chilean sea urchin, Loxechinus albus (Spawning induction- fertilization – larval rearing)

Credit: Rodrigo Rivera González  (Chile) Introduction: The current photos illustrate parts of the artificial spawning of Chilean sea urchin using chemicals based on its effectiveness. There are several physical, chemical and mechanical stimuli which could be used to induce the spawning of sea urchin and the release of gametes. The procedures related to the photos are …

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