Centrostephanus rodgersii

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Centrostephanus rodgersii
Sea urchin at South East Bay, Three Kings Islands PA121527.JPG
Scientific classification
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Centrostephanus
Species:
C. nitidus
Binomial name
Centrostephanus rodgersii
(A.Agassiz, 1863)

Centrostephanus rodgersii is a species of sea urchins of the family Diadematidae.

Description[edit]

It is a big, dark-purple sea urchin, with long and slender spines, reflecting a green tinge in the light. The shell can be reddish.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

This sea urchin can be found in New Zealand and south-east Australia.

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