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Urchins & Crabs

Natural History Museum > Urchins & Crabs

submitted by Museum Administration on 14.10.2003

Heart Urchins

Heart Urchins
Copyright (2003) Kythera Museum Of Natural History

These lovely animals are Heart Urchins, Brissus unicolor. In life their bodies are covered with fine spines, giving them a furry appearance. 2.5 and 3.5 cm long. Photograph ©James Prineas, 2003

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