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Location: Jurien Bay (WA)

Habitat: Subtidal reef, 5 m

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Location: Spring Beach (Mercury Passage, TAS)

Habitat: Subtidal reef, 5 m

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Habitat: Subtidal reef, 5 m

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Habitat: Subtidal reef, 5 m


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Habitat: Subtidal reef, 5 m

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Heliocidaris erythrogramma
Purple sea urchin

 

Phylum: Echinodermata

Class: Echinoidea

Order: Echinoida

Family: Echinometridae

Genus: Heliocidaris

Species: erythrogramma

 

 

Similar species:
Heliocidaris tuberculata