Diadema palmeri Baker, 1967
fiery sea urchin Palmer's urchin
Diadema palmeri, fiery sea urchin

Family Diadematidae

Diadema palmeri, the fiery sea urchin can be recognised by its bright red body and lighter coloured anal cone which has a dark spot in the centre. Feeds on algae

Distribution =   NSW and NZ
Max size =  diameter 25cms