Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Spondylus varius
Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Spondylus varius
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
Spondylus varius, is a species of large saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Spondylidae, the thorny oysters. S. varius reaches a maximum size of about 15-20 cm. It lives at a depths of 30 m, and like most bivalves, is a filter-feeder, using plankton as a food source. This species can be found in the Indo-Pacific Ocean and off Australia, China, the Philippines, Japan, and Taiwan.
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