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Edible Urchin

Observed: 14th March 2009 By: trudy-russelltrudy-russell’s reputation in Invertebratestrudy-russell’s reputation in Invertebratestrudy-russell’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

large spherical urchin, many spines, red and purple colouration.

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bobthebirder's picture

urchins

With most of my marine observations coming from beach-combing, I see very few urchins - apart from fossil ones! I expect they are just too fragile for anything recognisable to be washed up.

Bob Ford

dejayM's picture

Trawling old posts

Yes, they are often smitherreened.
Inside the globe is Aristotle's lantern - next time then!
See http://www.ispotnature.org/node/805067