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Rock-boring Urchin

Echinometra lucunter

Description:

Sea urchin which was mainly black on its periphery but was red towards its center, these were found almost exclusively between and inside if crevices of underwater boulders, found in Puerto Rico; sizes varied from the size of a half dollar American coin to the size of a plum



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1 Comment

Rosa Maria
Rosa Maria 5 years ago

Based on your description I think it is a Rock-Boring Urchin. :)

Rincón, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Lat: 18.34, Long: -67.25

Spotted on Apr 21, 2014
Submitted on May 7, 2014

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