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"I got a slate pencil urchin! Its handwriting is gorgeous." —New Horizons

The Slate Pencil Urchin is a benthic creature, first appearing in New Horizons.

Donation to the museum

In New Horizons

Upon donation or selecting "Tell me more about this!", Blathers the curator will say:

"Slate Pencil Urchins are a type of sea urchin topped with thick, rounded spines that resemble sticks of chalk. These urchins' spines protect them not only from predators but from violent waves as well. Found in coral reefs, they're usually bright red, brown, or purple in color. For all those bright colors, one would think the slate pencil urchin to be deadly. But all those pretty colors, it seems, are just a pretty show."

Capture Quotes

"I got a slate pencil urchin! Its handwriting is gorgeous." —New Horizons

Encyclopedia information

New Horizons

Deep-Sea Creature
Encyclopedia Information
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"I got a Slate pencil urchin! It's handwriting is gorgeous."
Current Active Hours 4pm-9am
Months active (north) May-Sep
Months active (south)



Further Information

Main article: Heterocentrotus mamillatus on Wikipedia

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