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West Indian Sea Egg

Tripneustes ventricosus (Lamarck 1816)

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Tripneustes ventricosus (West Indian Sea Egg) is a species of echinoderms in the family Toxopneustidae. They are native to Atlantic Ocean. Dead West Indian Sea Egg form shallow marine sediments. They are nocturnal omnivores. Individuals can grow to 75 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 West Indian sea egg. View this species on GBIF