TITLE

Sea Urchin

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Sea Urchin, a prickly-looking marine animal, spherical in shape and covered with long movable spines. It somewhat resembles a hedgehog and is sometimes called the �hedgehog of the sea.� Sea urchins are found on the ocean bottom, usually near rocky shores. Sea urchins may be brown, black, purple, green, white, or red. Most are about two to four inches (5 to 10 cm) in diameter, including the spines.
ACCESSION #
37310153

 

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