Echinocardium cordatum (Pennant, 1777)
Cardiac sea potato
Echinocardium cordatum
photo by Batoy, Corazon B.

Family:  Loveniidae ()
Max. size:  6 cm WD (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; brackish; marine; depth range 0 - 230 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean.
Biology:  Species' maximum size from the North Sea off Belgium (Ref. 7882).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:   

Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 11.12.05
Modified by: Parducho, Vina Angelica - 10.12.15

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