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Chalky Macoma

Macoma calcarea (Gmelin 1791)

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Macoma calcarea (Chalky Macoma) is a species of mussels in the family sunset clams. Dead Chalky Macoma 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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EOL has data for 28 attributes, including:

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