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Pen shell (Pinna nobilis), covered with purple sea urchins (Paracentrotus lividus) in the Thau Lagoon, Marseillan, Hérault, Occitania, France.

© Mathieu Foulquié / Biosphoto

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Image size: 5917x3945 pixels (19.7"x13.2" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2019-11-30

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Espèce classée en danger critique d’extinction suite à l’épizootie (liée à un parasite Haplosporidium) qui touche depuis 3 ans tout le pourtour méditerranéen.


Wild animal / Echinodermata / Sea urchin / Regular sea urchin / Purple sea urchin (Paracentrotus lividus)

Area / Freshwater wetland area / Artificial wetland area / Pond

Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / Natura 2000 Network

Europe / European Union / France / Occitanie / Languedoc-Roussillon / Hérault 34 / Etang de Thau

Individual / Nobody

World sea and ocean / Mediterranean Sea / Lion (Gulf of)

Species / Species particularity / Aquatic species / Saltwater species


Organism / Morphology / Morphology (zoology) / Shell

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Threatened endangered species / Critically Endangered (IUCN) CR

Area / Brackish water / Lacuna

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom / Sedimentary bottom

Species / Species particularity / Endemic

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Overview

Enumeration / Group

Species / Relation between species / Parasitism / Parasite

Environment / Hazard / Climate change

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Inarticulata / Mollusca / Conchifera / Bivalvia / Lamellibranchia / Pinnidae / Pinna

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Echinodermata / Echinoidea / Echinidae / Paracentrotus

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