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Gaper Clams

Myidae Lamarck 1809

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Myidae (Gaper Clams) is a family of mussels. Dead Gaper Clams form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of gaper clams. View this species on GBIF
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Gaper Clam Habitats

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

gaper clams Habitats

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