Presence in the mediterranean of the bathyal echinoid echinus alexandri new record danielssen and koren 1883 echinodermata echinoidea
Publicaciones del Departamento de Zoologia (Barcelona) 13: 93-98
Echinus alexandri (Danielssen and Koren, 1883) (Echinodermata, Echinoidea) is for the first time mentioned in the Mediterranean sea. That's a bathyal species from the North Atlantic ocean. Its morphological and bathymetrical characteristics are typical of this species. Some aspects of its presence in the Mediterranean sea are discussed.