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  • Urchin - Green, Maori name Kina.

    • Evechinus chloroticus, better known as kina Has a greenish Test or shell with brownish spines.

    • Scientific Name: Evechinus chloroticus
    • Habitat: This sea urchin is found all around New Zealand in shallow waters around 12–14 metres deep
    • Temperament: Peaceful
    • Tank Age/Maturity: 100 litres minium at least 6 months old
    • Diet: Mainly feeding on Kelp, red algae and Coraline Algaes or any other encrusting substrate.
    • Special Requirements: Need supply of Kelp to sustain. Predatory Snails and Starfish can eat them.
    • Endemic: Yes
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