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Long-spined urchin - Centrostephanus longispinus - In the spot light

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Round-bodied urchin with numerous, very long and highly mobile, spines. Purply-brown; the spines have alternate light and dark hoops. Found on rocky, poorly illuminated bottoms from 10-15 meters down to 200. Shell diameter up to 4 centimeters.

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