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Spear Scallop

Chlamys hastata (G. B. Sowerby II 1842)

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Chlamys hastata (Spear Scallop) is a species of mussels in the family scallops. They are surficial modifiers. Individuals can grow to 89 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are burrowers.

  • 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 spear scallop. View this species on GBIF