Most poisonous sea urchin

Last updated: March 23, 2020 at 15:38 pm

Flower sea urchin (Toxopneustes pileolus). The flower sea urchin can deliver a severe sting even if its spines do not puncture its victim. The sting is extremely painful and often requires medical attention.

William J Dahl; Peter Jebson; Dean S Louis (2010). “Sea urchin injuries to the hand: a case report and review of the literature”. Iowa Orthopaedic Journal30: 153–156.

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