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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn5604

A purple-bodied cidarid sea urchin with white and yellow corals and white zoanthids makes for a colorful scene. Notice the small barnacles using the sea urchin spines as habitat.

Image ID: expn5604, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Hawaii, Niihau
Photo Date: 20150913T205153Z
Credit: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana

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