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Ridged Tellin

Gastrana matadoa (Gmelin 1791)

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Gastrana matadoa (Ridged Tellin) is a species of mussels in the family Tellinidae. They are native to Mauritanian Exclusive Economic Zone, Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone, Congolese Exclusive Economic Zone, Namibia, Senegalese Exclusive Economic Zone, Cape Verde, and Indian Ocean. Individuals can grow to 29 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

  • 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 ridged tellin. View this species on GBIF