Advisory: Presence of a fatal disease reported for long-spined sea urchins in Aruba

August 12, 2022

Reports from various local divers of dead- and dying long-spined sea urchins (Diadema antillarum) in Aruba’s coastal waters are a serious cause for concern and action. According to Tatiana Becker, MSc. ing. (Marine ecologist), reported observations and shared photographs almost certainly verifies the presence of a mysterious fatal sea urchin disease that has been spreading […]

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