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Atlantic Heart Sea Urchin

Brissopsis atlantica Mortensen 1907

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Brissopsis atlantica (Atlantic Heart Sea Urchin) is a species of echinoderms in the family heart urchins. Dead Atlantic Heart Sea Urchin form shallow marine sediments. They are bioturbators. 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 Atlantic heart sea urchin. View this species on GBIF