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FLOWER URCHIN (Toxopneustes pileolus)
Biodiversity > Marine Life > Echinoderm > Sea urchins

Toxopneustes pileolus

A very rare urchin found at Lord Howe Island, mainly found in deeper water.

It is one urchin you not touch, as it extremely dangerous, having small pincer-like organs amongst the short spines, which can bite and cause death.

size: 20cm 

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