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NOAA Photo Library Image - reef0036

Diadema sp. is long-spined urchin and Trypneustes sp. is short-spined urchin. Trypneustes sp. on right has attached coral pieces and urchin shell. Possibly protection or camouflage.

Image ID: reef0036, NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Location: Hawaii, Between South Point and Kealakakua Bay
Photo Date: June 1967
Photographer: Dr. James P. McVey, NOAA Sea Grant Program

Category: Coral Reefs/Invertebrates/

High Resolution Photo Available

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