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Diversity of Echinoidea in Intertidal Zone of Waha and Sombu Beach
Alifa Ayu Miranti, Anggun Cinditya Putri, Aprilia Rahmawati, Nadya Ulfa Nida' Firdaus

Last modified: 2017-07-05


Indonesia is one of the largest archipelagic countries in the world, most of which is the story[1]. The Indonesian archipelago is located right at the meeting point between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, so it has a variety of topographic seafloor. This situation makes Indonesia has a diversity of marine biota is high[2]. Wakatobi has abundant biodiversity and coral reefs and awards in Indonesia as well as in the world[3]. Wangi-Wangi Island one of them, this island has a natural beauty and famous for its marine biota richness. Waha Beach and Sombu Beach are some of the beaches on Wangi-Wangi Island that have considerable diversity. Echinodermata class phylum Echinoidea. This research was conducted to find out the diversity of Echinoidea members in Waha Beach and Sombu Wakatobi Beach. Southeast Sulawesi. This research is conducted along the intertidal zone of Waha Beach and Sombu Beach with purposive sampling method. Samples were taken from the sampling site, preserved and the invention to type. In this study found 4 families namely Echinometridae, Spatangidae, Temnopleuridae and Toxopneustidae. The types of echinoid found are Echinometra mathaei, Maretia planulata, Salmacis sphaeroides, Toxopneustes pileolus and Tripneustes gratilla.