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Mesocentrotus franciscanus (A. Agassiz 1863)

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Mesocentrotus franciscanus is a species of echinoderms in the family Strongylocentrotidae. They are native to the Palearctic, Pacific Ocean, and The Nearctic. Dead Mesocentrotus franciscanus form shallow marine sediments. They are solitary, crepuscular herbivores. 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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EOL has data for 36 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mesocentrotus franciscanus (A. Agassiz 1863). View this species on GBIF