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Banded/Double-spined Sea Urchin Size up to 20 cm. Darkspherical body with a blue star-shaped pattern. Long, white-ended banded spines and short venomous reddish spines in the center and in between the long ones. Seen in the Cement Wreck in Lankayan Island, Sabah (Borneo).  Double spined urchin,Echinothrix calamaris,Fall,Geotagged,Malaysia Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Banded/Double-spined Sea Urchin

Size up to 20 cm. Darkspherical body with a blue star-shaped pattern. Long, white-ended banded spines and short venomous reddish spines in the center and in between the long ones. Seen in the Cement Wreck in Lankayan Island, Sabah (Borneo).

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  1. Almost like 2 species in 1, what a marvel of nature! Posted 6 years ago

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''Echinothrix calamaris'', known commonly as the banded sea urchin or double spined urchin among other vernacular names, is a species of sea urchin in the family Diadematidae.

Similar species: Hollow-spined Urchins
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded May 8, 2016. Captured Oct 1, 2015 02:52 in Malaysia.
  • XZ-1
  • f/4.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO200
  • 6mm