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Venus Clams

Veneridae Rafinesque 1815

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Veneridae (Venus Clams) is a family of mussels. Dead Venus Clams form shallow marine sediments. 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 29 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of venus clams. View this species on GBIF
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Venus Clam Habitats

The environments in which many venus clams species are known to live. Select an environment to see its venus clams species checklist.