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Dog Cockle

Glycymeris glycymeris (Linnaeus 1758)


Glycymeris glycymeris (Dog Cockle) is a species of mussels in the family Glycymerididae. They are surficial modifiers. Individuals can grow to 66 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Dog cockle. View this species on GBIF