Sea urchin

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.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collector Excavator
Nichols, Professor David (from the collection of)
Common Name
sea urchin
Simple Name
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)

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ECHINIDAE: Echinus esculentus: sea urchin