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Sea Butterfly

Limacina helicina (Phipps 1774)

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Limacina helicina (Sea Butterfly) is a species of Gastropoda in the family Limacinidae. Dead Sea Butterfly form deep marine sediments. Dead Sea Butterfly form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction. They rely on swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002113
  • Definition: sediment that accumulates in the flat or very gently sloping areas of the deep ocean basin floor. The three main types are siliceous oozes, calcareous oozes, and red clays.
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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 Sea Butterfly. View this species on GBIF