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Ophiocoma wendtii

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Ophiocoma wendtii is a species of brittle stars that inhabits coral reefs from Bermuda to Brazil. [1]

20 relations: Animal, Bermuda, Brazil, Brittle star, Calcite, Chromatophore, Compound eye, Coral reef, Echinoderm, Franz Hermann Troschel, Johannes Peter Müller, Ophiocoma, Ophiocomidae, Ophiurida, Sea cucumber, Sea urchin, Simple eye in invertebrates, Starfish, Stelleroidea, Trilobite.


Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

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Brittle star

Brittle stars or ophiuroids are echinoderms in the class Ophiuroidea closely related to starfish.

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Calcite is a carbonate mineral and the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate (CaCO3).

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Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Chromatophores are pigment-containing and light-reflecting cells, or groups of cells, found in a wide range of animals including amphibians, fish, reptiles, crustaceans and cephalopods.

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Compound eye

A compound eye is a visual organ found in arthropods such as insects and crustaceans.

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Coral reef

Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals.

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Echinoderm is the common name given to any member of the phylum Echinodermata (from Ancient Greek, ἐχῖνος, echinos – "hedgehog" and δέρμα, derma – "skin") of marine animals.

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Franz Hermann Troschel

Franz Hermann Troschel (10 October 1810 – 6 November 1882) was a German zoologist born in Spandau.

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Johannes Peter Müller

Johannes Peter Müller (14 July 1801 – 28 April 1858) was a German physiologist, comparative anatomist, ichthyologist, and herpetologist, known not only for his discoveries but also for his ability to synthesize knowledge.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Ophiocoma is a genus of brittle star belonging to the family Ophiocomidae.

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Ophiocomidae are a family of brittle stars of the suborder Ophiurina.

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The Ophiurida are an order of echinoderms within the class Ophiuroidea.

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Sea cucumber

Sea cucumbers are echinoderms from the class Holothuroidea.

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Sea urchin

Sea urchins or urchins are typically spiny, globular animals, echinoderms in the class Echinoidea.

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Simple eye in invertebrates

A simple eye (sometimes called a pigment pit) refers to a type of eye form or optical arrangement that contains a single lens.

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Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea.

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Stelleroidea is a superclass of marine echinoderms including three classes.

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Trilobites (meaning "three lobes") are a fossil group of extinct marine arachnomorph arthropods that form the class Trilobita.

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2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ophiocoma_wendtii

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