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Purple Sea Urchin

Paracentrotus lividus (Lamarck 1816)

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Paracentrotus lividus (Purple Sea Urchin) is a species of echinoderms in the family Parechinidae. Purple Sea Urchin form shallow marine sediments. It is an omnivore. Individuals can grow to 70 mm. Purple Sea Urchin has 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 purple sea urchin. View this species on GBIF