Pycnopodia helianthoides, British Columbia, Canada, Photo: Graham Edgar
Pycnopodia helianthoides, Juvenile, British Columbia, Canada, Photo: Ross Whippo
Max Size: 90 cm
Sea Temperature Range: -1.2-18.6°C
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Widespread (67% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Several (8 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.