Pin-cushion Urchin

Tripneustes gratilla
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Tripneustes gratilla
Other names Collector Sea Urchin
Size Up to 15 cm (6 in) body
Weight Under .50 kg (1.10 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters in the intertidal zone amongst rocky and reef areas
Depth Range 0 - 75 m (246 ft)
Pin-cushion Urchin Distribution