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Queen Scallop

Aequipecten opercularis (Linnaeus 1758)

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Aequipecten opercularis (Queen Scallop) is a species of mussels in the family scallops. They are native to Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. They are surficial modifiers. They are omnivores. Individuals can grow to 90 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are sessile burrowers.

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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 queen scallop. View this species on GBIF