|ECHINODERMATA : ECHINOIDA : Echinidae||STARFISH, SEA URCHINS, ETC.|
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. (2015). Echinus acutus Lamarck, 1816. [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland. |
http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=ZB3600 Accessed on 2015-3-28
|Copyright © National Museums of Northern Ireland, 2002-2014|