Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Reefs

Needle-Spined Urchin

Needle-Spined Urchin - Echinostrephus aciculatus
Location: Lanai, Hawaii

Scientific Name: Echinostrephus aciculatus
Also known as: Red Rock boring urchin
Category: Sea Urchins
Size: Up to 3 in. (8 cm)  
Depth: 5-100 ft. (2-30 m)
Distribution: Hawaii, West Pacific, Indonesia, Great Barrier Reef


 
 
 

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