Clypeaster subdepressus
Family Clypeasteridae

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Note: Beam trawls used in the Transect Program do not adequately collect burrowing organisms,
so the distribution and abundance of this species is not well documented.

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This species differs from C. luetkeni because of the greater inflation of the petal area and
rounded edges. Also, the test is more elongate. Test diameter is ~10.5 cm.

This species has a raised central portion of the disc.
It is a nice 'intermediate' form between a sand dollar
and a sea biscuit.