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Edible Sea Urchin

Echinus esculentus Linnaeus 1758

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Echinus esculentus (Edible sea urchin) is a species of echinoderms in the family Echinidae. It is listed as near threatened by IUCN. It is an omnivore. Individuals can grow to 366.438 g. Echinus esculentus (Edible 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 Edible sea urchin