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derbyshiredowser

Beach find



Found this on the beach at Porthmadog last week and wondered what it was ,can't find it in any books , Thanks
sean

Some sort of sea urchin?
Hairyloon

Some sort of sea urchin?

Yup.
Sand dollar? Or sea potato?

ETA: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echinocardium_cordatum
buzzy

Yup again.

Picture of its brother here:

www.naturamediterraneo.com/Public/data6/IvanMulero/Echinocardium-cordatum-T.jpg_20071013132327_Echinocardium-cordatum-T.jpg

Henry
derbyshiredowser

Some sort of sea urchin?

Yup.
Sand dollar? Or sea potato?

ETA: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Echinocardium_cordatum

Thanks for that, yes that's definitely it, interesting article and quite long living creature.
Mistress Rose

I have always known them as sea urchin shells, but never seen a live one that could be identified as being from one. I have a little one I picked up on a beach in Devon.
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