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Red-spined Sea Urchin

Scientific Name: Holopneustes porosissimus

Description: While the spherical Red-spined Sea Urchin has bright red tipped spines it is hard to spot as it is often wrapped up in blades of kelp during the day and emerges at night to feed.

Type: Echinoderms – Other
Where to find: Intertidal, Subtidal Reefs
Size: 80mm