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bitwise
08/09/2016, 10:46 AM
I found this shell in about 10 feet of water. Does anyone know what this thing is?

bitwise
08/09/2016, 10:48 AM
One more photo

C.Eymann
08/09/2016, 10:50 AM
Urchin shell maybe?

bitwise
08/09/2016, 11:07 AM
Urchin shell maybe?

It does look like one but the shape is quite different than a typical urchin.

C.Eymann
08/09/2016, 11:13 AM
Urchins can vary in form, urchins can even be flat (sand dollars) again I'm not 100% sure, but urchin would be my guess, might be a barnacle, but the rough texture makes me doubt it,

C.Eymann
08/09/2016, 12:28 PM
Did some searching online, it definitely an urchin. Found pics of some that had a somewhat similar pattern and texture. Common name was "sea potato"

http://i.imgur.com/YPcBTEc.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/2KnfArd.jpg

bitwise
08/09/2016, 12:38 PM
Thanks for the help. :) I think it is a Brissus unicolor.

C.Eymann
08/09/2016, 01:22 PM
Thanks for the help. :) I think it is a Brissus unicolor.

No problem

I would agree with you on that ID. looks identical.