Skeleton components arranged efficiently: starfish
The skeletons of some echinoderms arrange their calcium carbonate plates efficiently using pentaradial symmetry.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Materials or packaging that incorporate the 'soccer ball' structure.|
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Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Materials or packaging that incorporate the 'soccer ball' structure.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Materials science, packaging