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Rough Purple

Nucella lima (Gmelin 1791)

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Nucella lima (Rough Purple) is a species of snails in the family murex snails. Dead Rough Purple form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 40 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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EOL has data for 23 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Rough purple. View this species on GBIF