Classification: Echinoidae (Sea urchins)


Number of items: 32.

Community of soft corals, anemones, mussels and hydroids in the North Sea (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea
North Sea

Depth (m): approx 30
Behaviour: Attached to subsea structure of rig

Echinus sp. (sea urchin) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > Norwegian > Apollon
Depth (m): 387
Behaviour: surface deposit feeder, but also interface grazer and even facultative suspension feeder

Long Spine urchin (2 files)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan

Depth (m): 650
Behaviour: Resting inside Sponge, with sponge & rock

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven
North Sea > West of Shetland > Foinaven

Depth (m): 600
Behaviour: Moving, travelling

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan

Depth (m): 650
Behaviour: Resting

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan

Depth (m): 650
Behaviour: Resting

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan

Depth (m): 650
Behaviour: Resting

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan

Depth (m): 650
Behaviour: Attached to sponge

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan

Depth (m): 650
Behaviour: Resting

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350
Behaviour: Travelling, moving spines

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350
Behaviour: Under pipe

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350
Behaviour: On pipe

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350
Behaviour: Moving spines

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350
Behaviour: Moving spines

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350
Behaviour: Moving spines

Long Spine urchin (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350
Behaviour: Moving, rolling over

Sea Urchin (Echinus sp.) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan

Depth (m): 650
Behaviour: surface deposit feeder, but also interface grazer and even facultative suspension feeder

Sea Urchin (Echinus sp.) next to Phakellia sp. sponge (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 450
Behaviour: Colony of urchins travelling, feeding, near Sponge

Sea Urchin (unidentified) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan

Depth (m): 650
Behaviour: Resting, moving on seafloor with anemone

Sea Urchin (unidentified) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 450
Behaviour: Moving, feeding

Sea Urchin (unidentified) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 450
Behaviour: Resting

Sea Urchin (unidentified) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 395
Behaviour: Resting

Sea Urchin (unidentified) (1 file)
Site: Indian > Indian Ocean > Enfield
Depth (m): 580
Behaviour: Travelling

Sea Urchin (unidentified) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350
Behaviour: Attached to structure

Sea Urchin (unidentified) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350
Behaviour: Moving

Sea Urchin (unidentified) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350
Behaviour: Moving spines, old urchin shell attached to spines

Sea Urchin (unidentified) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan

Depth (m): 650
Behaviour: Moving,resting,feeding on seafloor

Sea Urchin (unidentified) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350
Behaviour: Covered in mussels

Sea Urchin (unidentified) (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 350

Soft coral (1 file)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan
North Sea > West of Shetland > Laggan

Depth (m): 650
Behaviour: Soft coral attached to rock on seafloor with urchin & Lycodes sp.

Urchin (2 files)
Site: Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion
North Sea > West of Shetland > Schiehallion

Depth (m): 450
Behaviour: Resting on equipment, feeding,

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