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Chilean Sea Urchin

Loxechinus albus (Molina 1782)

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Loxechinus albus (Chilean Sea Urchin) is a species of echinoderms in the family Parechinidae. Dead Chilean Sea Urchin form shallow marine sediments. They are omnivores. Individuals can grow to 28 mm. 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Chilean sea urchin. View this species on GBIF