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Flag Penshell

Atrina vexillum (Born 1778)

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Atrina vexillum (Flag Penshell) is a species of mussels in the family Pinnidae. They are native to Natal. Dead Flag Penshell form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 48 cm. 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 flag penshell. View this species on GBIF