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hank
08-10-2012, 08:19 PM
What is the name of this critter please....... black spikes on top...... skeleton looks like a flying saucer with lots of perforations where the spikes were..... round hole in the top..... many wash up; some with and without spikes...... small ones 1/4 inch diameter biggest 3 inches...... skeletons mostly pure white but some pink ones....... very fragile..... anyone have pics of the skeletons???

randl
08-11-2012, 12:09 AM
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Something like this, only white?

It's a sea urchin skeleton.

Squirrelfish
08-11-2012, 12:21 AM
Long-Spined Sea Urchin?

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hank
08-12-2012, 07:48 AM
Thanks guys....... it be a sea urchin...... many wash up at Playa Grandi.