Holopneustes purpurascens egg urchin #marinee…

Holopneustes purpurascens egg urchin #marineexplorer

Holopneustes purpurascens egg urchin #marineexplorer by John Turnbull

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Common in the shallows, this colourful urchin is rarely noticed by divers as it’s too shallow or nestled in among kelp fronds. The alternating pink spines / yellow suckers are interesting – in many urchin species the spines dominate the suckers. Kurnell