ECHINODERMATA : ECHINOIDA : EchinidaeSTARFISH, SEA URCHINS, ETC.

Echinus acutus Lamarck, 1816


Echinus acutus

Description: A regular urchin with a mixture of very long and very short spines.

Distribution: A northern species occurring in the North Sea and further north on eastern Atlantic coasts.

Distribution Map from BioMar data for Ireland - Google Earth map:  download this placemark (not got Google Earth installed?)

Distribution Map from NBN: Grid map (fast) : Interactive map (slow, requires login to view records) : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.



 Picton, B.E. & Morrow, C.C., 2010. [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland
http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=ZB3600

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