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Giant Pacific Chiton

Cryptochiton stelleri (Middendorff 1847)

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Cryptochiton stelleri (Giant Pacific Chiton) is a species of molluscs in the family Mopaliidae. They are native to Asia and Pacific Ocean. Individuals can grow to 155 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 giant Pacific chiton. View this species on GBIF