ROCK‐BURROWING ECHINOIDS

@article{Otter1932ROCKBURROWINGE,
  title={ROCK‐BURROWING ECHINOIDS},
  author={G. W. Otter},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
  year={1932},
  volume={7}
}
IN the echinoids, the habit of burrowing into rocks occurs entirely as a protection against the environmental factors wave and tidal action, and in consequence is only found in localities where these influences are at times excessive, and then only if natural cavities in the rocks, giving the necessary protection, are absent. No species of echinoid has yet been discovered which is universally dependent on this habit for its existence, and in this the echinoids differ from the more specialised… Expand
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