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Pectinida Gray 1854

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Pectinida (Scallop) is an order of mussels. There are 727 species of Scallop, in 117 genera and 11 families. This order has been around since the silurian period. Dead Scallop form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction. They are sessile animals.

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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 14 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of scallop. View this species on GBIF