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Blue Top Snail

Calliostoma ligatum (Gould 1849)

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Calliostoma ligatum (Blue Top Snail) is a species of snails in the family Calliostomatidae. Dead Blue Top Snail form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 17 mm. 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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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Blue Top Snail. View this species on GBIF