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 Baylor College of Medicine
This species currently has no variation database. However you can process your own variants using the Variant Effect Predictor: