Spatangus purpureus unspecified
Violet heart urchin
photo by Coudre, Christian

Family:  Spatangidae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 15 - 969 m
Distribution:  Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea: Germany. Temperate and subtropical.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Guerzon, Lorielle Ivy - 11.12.05
Modified by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 10.02.16

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