Short-spined Urchin

Holopneustes porosissimus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Holopneustes porosissimus
Other names Red-Spined Sea Urchin
Size Up to 8 cm (3.14 in) body
Weight Under .35 kg (.77 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Shallow coastal waters amongst rocky areas and reef abundant in kelp & algae
Depth Range 0 - 15 m (49 ft)
Short-spined Urchin Distribution