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Sea Urchinpurple_sea_urchin

Alternative Name
Purple sea urchin
Irish Name Cuán Mara Dubh
Latin Name Paracentrotus lividus
Environment Benthic
Importance Commercial
Depth(m) 0-30
Max Length(cm) 7

Eastern N Atlantic from the Hebrides to the Azores and Canaries, Mediterranean, Adriatic

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