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University of California - Davis

Sea Urchins Prepared to Settle

Caption: Turbulence triggers transformation of sea urchin larvae into a state ready to settle down on rocks in response to a chemical signal, researchers have found. These larvae have just begun to transform.

Credit: Brian Gaylord/UC Davis

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