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Flame Shell

Limaria hians (Gmelin 1791)

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Limaria hians (Flame Shell) is a species of mussels in the family file clams. Dead Flame Shell form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 65 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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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 Flame shell. View this species on GBIF