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Urchin, Red Sea: Dahab, South Sinai
Look at this photo of a pencil urchin. You can also scroll through the photographs
to view other fish found in the Red Sea. Here’s another great photo of a Slate Pencil
Sea Urchin. Don’t forget to check out the sea urchin photos found on Wikimedia Commons.
Some of the urchins, or ritza, found in the waters of Egypt include the black longspine
urchin, the spiny sea urchin, and the pencil urchin.
Sea Urchin Fertility: National Geographic Video
Carrier Crab: National Geographic Video
Watch this crab use a sea urchin as his shield!
Find out what New Zealand scientists discovered about sea urchins in the article
Noisy Eaters are Cause of Mysterious Ocean Sounds.
Arabic Audio Recordings
learn how to pronounce this Egyptian word
Read the story Sunflowers in the Sea about a group of sea creatures, including Adiba
the urchin, and their life in a tide pool.
Are you tempted to give sea urchins a try? If so, read this guide from the Worldwide
Gourment.com for everything you need to know about eating sea urchins.