Strongylocentrotus pallidus (sachalinicus) Sars 1872


Order: Echinoida

Locality: The Sea of Japan, off Nigata, Japan, 500 m

Dimensions: 61 Ø x 31 mm


I got this specimen longer time ago as Echinus lucidus, but after cleaning another specimen I saw, that it was Strongylocentrotus pallidus. I think, that Döderlein called it Strongylocentrotus sachalinicus, but this is nowadays only a junior synonym and thus unaccepted as valid taxon..