H. spinosissimus

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H. spinosissimus (Hedgehog)

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H. abdominalis
H. algiricus
H. angustus

H. barbouri
H. bargibanti
H. borboniensis
H. breviceps
H. camelopardalis
H. capensis
H. colemani
H. comes
H. coronatus
H. denise
H. erectus
H. fisheri
H. fuscus
H. guttulatus
H. hippocampus
H. histrix
H. ingens
H. jayakari
H. kelloggi
H. kuda
H. lichtensteinii
H. minotauri

H. mohnikei
H. procerus
H. reidi
H. sindonis
H. spinosissimus
H. subelongatus
H. trimaculatus
H. tuberculatus
H. whitei
H. zebra
H. zosterae

Location:  Indo-Pacific: Sri Lanka to Taiwan and Australia

Environment:  muddy or sandy bottoms and in coral reefs

Climate:  subtropical

Availability:  WC occasionally available

Physical Characteristics:  4-6 inches  (5.3-16.0cm)  Coronet: low-medium with four or five sharp spines. Spines: well-developed, blunt tipped or quite sharp.  Color variable; plain, or pale with darker ‘saddles’ across dorso-lateral surface and darker cross-bands on tail.


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