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Veined Rapa Whelk

Rapana venosa (Valenciennes 1846)

Nicolas Olejnik   cc-by-nc-4.0

Rapana venosa (Veined Rapa Whelk) is a species of snails in the family murex snails. They are native to Northwest Pacific Basin and Taiwan. Dead Veined Rapa Whelk form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 73.7 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • 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 Veined rapa whelk. View this species on GBIF