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West Indian Fuzzy Chiton

Acanthopleura granulata (Gmelin 1791)

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Acanthopleura granulata (West Indian Fuzzy Chiton) is a species of molluscs in the family Chitonidae. Dead West Indian Fuzzy Chiton form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 47 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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EOL has data for 16 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of West Indian fuzzy chiton. View this species on GBIF