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Spear Scallop

Chlamys hastata (G. B. Sowerby II 1842)

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Chlamys hastata (Spear Scallop) is a species of mussels in the family scallops. Dead Spear Scallop form shallow marine sediments. They are surficial modifiers. Individuals can grow to 89 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are burrowers.

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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 28 attributes, including:

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