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2 thoughts on “A Day in the Life of a Sea Urchin Lab”

  1. Hi Tanvi,

    I am a supplier of sea urchins from California. We supply S. purpuratus, and L. pictus. I have been in the business for 17 years and wanted to reach out to potential new clients. Would it be alright if I sent you a box of S. purpuratus the next time you need a batch? My website is:

    Thank you for your time!

    Josh Ross
    South Coast Bio-Marine LLC

  2. Hi Tanvi,
    I’m working with an internship as technique assistant on an environmental laboratory. We performed bioassays with sea urchins and now we are trying to maintain a permanent stock. The problem came with we induce the spawning with the KCl solution, as you write this usually kills the sea urchins. Now I am trying to induce the spawn with other techniques and I saw your “shaking” technique, this works fast or the spawning delay? Do you have any advice for this method?
    Thank you so much in advance!!

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