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Urchins & Crabs

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submitted by Museum Administration on 14.10.2003

Urchin Teeth

Urchin Teeth
Copyright (2003) Kythera Museum Of Natural History

The sea urchin mouth is on the animal's underside, and looks like a sharp little beak pointing out of the oral opening. Like the urchin itself, the chewing teeth are arranged with five-way symmetry. Photograph ©James Prineas, 2003

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