Amblypneustes pallidus

Amblypneustes pallidus
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Size: 3 cm

Distribution: All SA coastal and gulf waters

Habitat: Seagrass beds

Depth: Subtidal to 10+ metres

As indicated by its scientific name, this urchin is pale in colour, with yellowish spines with pale pink tips. It is usually found in seagrass beds in the subtidal zone.