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20080830_213735

Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

A stunning, 1 inch sized Jeweled Urchin (Lytechinus cf. williamsi sits amongst its prey algae on a coral reef at night in the West End of Grand Bahamas. The purple balls are called podia and are stalked, jaw like structures that the urchin uses to ea with.
Species identification tentative as this species has not been previously reported in The Bahamas.

· Date: Sat September 13, 2008 · Reference ID: all/220080830_213735 · Views: 13028 ·
Keywords: echinoderm echinometridae spikes spines punture wound atlantic caribbean bahamas macro night
Additional Categories: Sept 2008 West End - Grand Bahamas

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