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Common Sea Pen

Virgularia mirabilis (Müller 1776)

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Virgularia mirabilis (Common Sea Pen) is a species of cnidarians in the family Virgulariidae. They are surficial modifiers. Individuals can grow to 60 cm. They have asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019954
  • Definition: Capable of the biological process in which new individuals are produced by either a single cell or a group of cells, in the absence of any sexual process.
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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 common sea pen. View this species on GBIF