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The Special Sea Urchins of Tela, Honduras

The Special Sea Urchins of Tela, Honduras

One of humans’ closest living invertebrate relatives is the ink-black prickly sea urchin—beautiful to look at, but tough on toes. The long-spined sea urchin species Diadema antillarum is an important herbivore in the Caribbean because it removes macroalgae, makes room...

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