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Let's Deep into the Delicacy: The World of Uni

Uni, more commonly known as sea urchin, is a delicacy that has won the hearts of many across the globe. This mesmerizing marine treasure, with its luxurious taste and velvety texture, has a lot more to offer than meets the eye.What is Uni? Uni refers to the edible part of the sea urchin. These fascinating creatures move along the seabed, nourishing themselves on seaweeds like kelp and wakame. They rely on their fluid-filled tube feet for movement, respiration, and excretion. The protective hard shell encrusted with numerous spines gives the sea urchin a resemblance to a hedgehog, lending its English name.Unpacking the Inside Story Internally, the sea urchin has a digestive tract and gonads. The most coveted part, which we...

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