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Spatangus purpureus O.F. Müller, 1776

Spatangus purpureus O.F. Müller, 1776
Description: Heart sea urchin, from the Belgian continental shelf. Photographed on a dark background at the location where it was caught. The animal lived on in the aquariums of the Antwerp Zoo. Diameter: ~8 cm 28 February 2008
Author: Hillewaert, Hans
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Echinoidea taxa
Spatangus purpureus O.F. Müller, 1776Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchecked Kroh, Andreas 2013-05-24

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