A Great Trip Needs An Extraordinary Destination ...Hallo Bay? ABSOLUTELY

Friday, May 9, 2014

Sea Urchin

Their range occurs from Northern Japan and Alaska to Baja California. In Southeast Alaska, the red sea urchin occurs primarily on rocky shorelines of the outside coast with largest concentrations in southern southeast. They can inhabit intertidal depth to up to 90 m.

Fast Facts

  • Size
    0 – 18 cm in diameter
  • Range/Distribution
    From Northern Japan and Alaska to Baja California, intertidal to 90 m depth
  • Diet
    Seaweed, invertebrates
  • Predators
    Sea otters and star fish
  • Reproduction
    Males and females, broadcast spawners, external fertilization 

No comments:

Post a Comment