"Save the Urchins!"

Brooke Waller

Names:

Scientific

- Echinus Esculentus

Common

- Sea urchin

Natural habitat:

- They are found in warm and cold parts of saltwater around the world

- Sea urchins often live in clusters or solitary settings, their habitats vary from rocks close to shorelines to deep on the ocean floor

Threats:

Their main predators are

- Crabs

- Large fish

- Sea otters

- Eels

- Birds

- Humans

Conservation Efforts:

- Scientists believe the population of the sea urchin is at risk

- I order to reserve them fishing of sea urchins is permitted