Echinus esculentus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Echinodermata Echinoidea Camarodonta Echinidae

Scientific Name: Echinus esculentus
Species Authority: Linnaeus, 1758
Common Name(s):
English European Edible Sea Urchin

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Insufficiently Known (K)
1990 Insufficiently Known (K)
1988 Insufficiently Known (K)
1986 Insufficiently Known (K)
1983 Insufficiently Known (K)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Belgium; Denmark; France; Ireland; Netherlands; Norway; Portugal; Spain; Sweden; United Kingdom
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Atlantic – northeast
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1996. Echinus esculentus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T7011A12821364. . Downloaded on 25 May 2016.
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