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Purple Sea Urchin - Photo (c) kqedquest, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
invertboy's ID: Purple Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)

Juveniles are green. Was this pretty small?

Posted by invertboy about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Purple Sea Urchin - Photo (c) kqedquest, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
kestrel's ID: Purple Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)

Looks pretty small based on the barnacles visible in the photos, so I agree, juvenile S. purpuratus.

Posted by kestrel about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Yeah it was very small, I had no idea the juveniles were green.

Posted by tengumaster89 about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Purple Sea Urchin - Photo (c) kqedquest, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tengumaster89's ID: Purple Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
Posted by tengumaster89 about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Purple Sea Urchin - Photo (c) kqedquest, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tengumaster89's ID: Purple Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
Purple Sea Urchin - Photo (c) kqedquest, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Community ID: Purple Sea Urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
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