Sea urchin

Description
Normally sea urchin tests are radially symmetrical and dome-shaped. Despite unusual growth this sea urchin has reached a good size showing that its bodily functions were not significantly impaired.
Accession Loan No.
24/2022/45
Collection Class
Echinoderms
Common Name
sea urchin
Simple Name
echinoderm
Full Name
ECHINIDAE: Echinus esculentus: sea urchin
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Nichols, Professor David (from the collection of):
Collection Country
United Kingdom
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Phylum
ECHINODERMATA
Family
ECHINIDAE
Genus
Echinus
Species
esculentus

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