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Sand Dollar

Mellita quinquiesperforata (Leske 1778)

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Mellita quinquiesperforata (Sand Dollar) is a species of echinoderms in the family Mellitidae. They are native to Atlantic Ocean. Dead Sand Dollar form shallow marine sediments. They are bioturbators. They are omnivores. Individuals can grow to 100 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Sand dollar. View this species on GBIF