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Heart Urchins

Brissidae

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Brissidae (Heart Urchins) is a family of echinoderms. Dead Heart Urchins 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 heart urchins. View this species on GBIF
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Heart Urchin Habitats

The environments in which many heart urchins species are known to live. Select an environment to see its heart urchins species checklist.

heart urchins Habitats

The environments in which many heart urchins species are known to live. Select an environment to see its heart urchins species checklist.