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Sea Urchins, Mice and Sand Dollars; Echinoidea

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Found when we’re out scuba diving in a variety of different habitats, they are mostly equipped with spines that are not a good idea to touch! Diadem Sea Urchin; Diadema setosum The spines of this echinoid provide cover for the Urchin Clingfish and a variety of juvenile fishies. 10 Photos Rock borer Urchin; Echinometra mathaei oblonga Note the short, chunky spines and distinctive markings.. 3 Photos Banded Sea Urchin; Echinothrix calamaris Apparently named after the dark banding that is often seen on the spines. Found amongst the corals; it's a relatively solitary sea urchin....

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