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Strongylocentrotus purpuratus; Purple Urchin   

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Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Purple Urchin
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0705 0962 (2005-07-27)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Feb 1997
  • latitude 36.60805   longitude -121.89229   max error distance 700 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Floating dock, Monterey harbor (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Strongylocentrotidae
  • order Echinoida
  • class Echinoidea
  • habitat  Intertidal/subtidal
  • notes   Skeleton of purple urchin shows convex points of attachment of spines and openings for branches of the water vascular system that serve the tube feet.
  • camera   Olmpus system for macrophotography
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Purple Urchin (photographer)
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