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Flower Urchin, Toxopneustes pileolus

Posted by on Dec 18, 2011 in | 0 comments

The Flower Urchin covers itself in bits of dead coral and assorted junk instead of using spines to discourage predators. It has some teeth-like appendages by its mouth (beneath its body) that are highly toxic – a good reason not pick them up when diving or...

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