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Sea Urchins and Sand Dollars; Echinoidea

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The Sea Urchins are 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! Sand dollars on the other hand are not easy to find unless you know where to look. Diadem Sea Urchin; Diadema setosum The spines of this echinoid provide cover for the Urchin Clingfish and a variety of juvenile fishies. 11 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...

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