Species under Strongylocentrotus
n= 4
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis
(Müller, 1776)
Northern sea urchin Northern Pacific, Northern Atlantic and the Arctic 10
Strongylocentrotus fragilis
Jackson, 1912
orange-pink sea urchin Northeast Pacific
Strongylocentrotus pallidus
(Sars, 1871)
pale urchin Arctic, Northern Pacific and Northern Atlantic
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
(Stimpson, 1857)
purple urchin Eastern Pacific 8.5
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