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Kingdom Animale | Phylum Echinodermata
  Phylum Echinodermata
Adults of these "spiny-skinned animals" are usually radially symmetrical. They have a water vascular system, which is a complex of tubes and canals filled with watery fluid. Movement is effected through this hydraulic system and the liquid-filled tube feet.

Echinoderms on the site
Class Asteroides
Sea Stars

Family Astropectinidae
Sand Star Astropecten

Family Archasteridae
Sea Star Archaster

Class Holothuroidea
Sea Cucumbers

Class Echinoidea
Sea Urchins

Family Temnopleuridae
Banded Urchin Salmacis

Family Centrechinidae
Black Sea Urchin Diadema setosum

Family Spatangidae
Heart Urchin Maretia

Class Ophiuroides
Serpent Star or Brittlestar
Family Ophiotrichidae
Shore environment
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre