About Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
The purple sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus, belongs to the echinoderma, a sister phylum to the chordates. As well as having an important phylogenetic placement, it also has an invaluable ecological role in the marine system and is a model organism for cell and development biology.
Picture credit (Creative Commons BY 3.0): Kirt L. Onthank 2008
Taxonomy ID 7668
Data source SpBase
This species currently has no variation database. However you can process your own variants using the Variant Effect Predictor: