Sea Urchin

Microcyphus zigzag L. Agassiz, 1846

The small test of this species features a zigzag patern that is absent of spines whilst the spines across the rest of the animal are bright red. It is very rarely encountered live and most commonly found washed up on beaches following rough weather.

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What habitats does Microcyphus zigzag live in?

on sea floors amoung reefs to a depth of 40m

What is the distribution of Microcyphus zigzag?

South-eastern Australia

How big does Microcyphus zigzag grow?

Can grow to around 3cm

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