Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis “Green Urchin” Echinoidea
Olympic National Park, WA
June 2, 2013
Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis has one of the longest binomial Latin names of any organism in the world. It is also one of the most abundant and widely distributed urchins on Earth. Here in Washington, S. droebachiensis is at the southernmost extent of its range.