Common name of Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis
Common Name Green sea urchin
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official Trade Name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Canada
Locality Newfoundland (Ref. 85579) and Pacific Northwest region (Ref. 94194).
Ref. Himmelman, J.H. and D.H. Steele, 1971
Life Stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core morphology
1st Modifier habitat/ecology
2nd Modifier color pattern(s)
Remarks 'urchin', from Old North French 'herichon', i.e., 'hedgehog'.
Entered by Pacres-Urriquia, Lealde
Modified by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia
Comments & Corrections
Back to Search
cfm script by , 11/10/04 ,  php script by , 25/03/08 ,  last modified by sortiz, 08/24/17