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Ophiuroidea (Brittle Stars And Basket Stars) is a group of echinoderms. There are 2376 species of brittle stars and basket stars, in 315 genera and 33 families. This group has been around since the floian age. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious. They are slow moving animals.

  • 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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brittle stars and basket stars Habitats

The environments in which many brittle stars and basket stars species are known to live. Select an environment to see its brittle stars and basket stars species checklist.

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Brittle Stars And Basket Star Habitats

The environments in which many brittle stars and basket stars species are known to live. Select an environment to see its brittle stars and basket stars species checklist.