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Strongylocentrotus purpuratus; Sea Urchin   

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Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Sea Urchin
Photographer: Sherry Ballard
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 9092 3191 3549 0038 (1999-11-04)

Copyright © 1999 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Dec 30, 1963
  • location   not provided
  • class Echinoidea
  • notes   sea urchins with red sponge
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 14277
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Sea Urchin (photographer)
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Sheri Sohlstrom (Etchemendy)    Apr 5, 2002

    Action: changed name from "Strongylocentrotus franciscanus" to "Strongylocentrotus purpuratus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "This is not the red urchin, S. franciscanus but the purple urchin, S. purpuratus.

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