Surf’s Up: Turbulence Tells Sea Urchins to Settle Down

Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


Tumbling in the waves as they hit a rocky shore tells purple sea urchin larvae it’s time to settle down and look for a spot to grow into an adult, researchers at the University of California, Davis, Bodega Marine Laboratory have found…

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Purple sea urchins. Photo source: ©© Travis S.

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