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Green Sea Urchin-endoskeleton

Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis


We found this on the shore where the waves crash against rocks.

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Green sea urchin
Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis

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galewhale..Gale 12 years ago

Thanks Laura I think you are right.

galewhale..Gale 12 years ago

Laura are they found on the east coast... Gulf of Maine area? I'll go check them out on wikipedia

LauraMaria 12 years ago

A very lovely photo! I like the green theme with the urchin test and the lichen on the rocks. I'd be willing to bet this is Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis, the green sea urchin :)

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Maine, USA

Spotted on Jun 26, 2011
Submitted on Jun 27, 2011

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