myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus

Myoxocephalus polyacanthocephalus: aka sculpins or cottids, the eye is large and placed high on the head, adults lack swim bladders, aka scleroparei, mail-cheeked fish, has a backward extention of the third circumorbital bone across the cheek to the preoperculum, carnivorous, bony fish, aka ray-finned fishes, fins start with webs of…

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strongylocentrotus franciscanus

Strongylocentrotus franciscanus, commonly known as red sea urchin, giant red urchin, giant red sea urchin, red urchin : globoid body with meriodional symmetry ie no arms, brachioles or appendages or no pinnate structure, exclusively marine, have radial symmetry, span full depth of ocean, echinodermata translates to spiny skin, larvae have…

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peltodoris mullineri

Peltodoris mullineri, commonly known as Mulliners dorid: snails and slugs, translates as stomach foot, univalve, has a mantle with a significant cavity used for breathing and excretion, most mollusks have a radula, has a nervous system, multicellular organism, eukaryote (nucleus and organelles in membrane), body plan becomes fixed eventually, excluding…

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