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Large Heart Urchin

Meoma ventricosa (Lamarck 1816)

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Meoma ventricosa (Large Heart Urchin) is a species of echinoderms in the family heart urchins. Dead Large Heart Urchin form shallow marine sediments. They are bioturbators. Individuals can grow to 200 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 large heart urchin. View this species on GBIF