Strongylocentrotus

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Strongylocentrotus
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
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Strongylocentrotus

Brandt, 1835 [1]

Strongylocentrotus is a genus of sea urchins in the family Strongylocentrotidae containing several species.

Species[edit]

The World Register of Marine Species includes:[1]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Strongylocentrotus djakonovi Baranova, 1957 Bering Sea
Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis (Müller, 1776) green sea urchin the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans to a northerly latitude of 81 degrees and as far south as the Puget Sound (Washington State) and England
Strongylocentrotus intermedius (Agassiz, 1863) Sea of Japan, Pacific ocean
Strongylocentrotus pallidus (Sars, 1871) Norway, off Russia from the Barents Sea down to the central part of the Sea of Japan
Strongylocentrotus polyacanthus Agassiz and H. L. Clark, 1907 off Simushir Island
Strongylocentrotus pulchellus Agassiz & H.L. Clark, 1907 Gulf of Jantary, SW coast of Sachalin
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus (Stimpson, 1857) purple sea urchin Pacific Ocean extending from Ensenada, Mexico to British Columbia, Canada.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kroh, Andreas (2010). "Strongylocentrotus Brandt, 1835". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2012-02-13.

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