Tag: Characteristics of Phylum Echinodermata

Phylum Echinodermata- The Spiny Skinned Animals

Characteristics of Phylum Echinodermata: Echinoderms are exclusively marine. Most members are bottom dwellers or benthonic. Some are pelagic while a few are sedentary. The adults are all radially symmetrical (near pentamerous) but their larva is bilaterally symmetrical. Echinoderms have organ-system organisation and are triploblastic. Echinoderms are eucoelomates and coelom is enterocoelic (formed as pouches from enteron …