Sea Urchin

Amblypneustes formosus Valenciennes, 1846

A smaller sea urchin the test has a common pattern.

There is little to no information available on this species.

Locally i have found several of these washed up following rough weather

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What habitats does Amblypneustes formosus live in?

Amoungst seagrasses

What is the distribution of Amblypneustes formosus?

Species have been found in NSW, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania

How big does Amblypneustes formosus grow?

can grow up to around 4cm however smaller specimen 2cm and under are more common

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