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Variegated Scallop

Mimachlamys varia (Linnaeus 1758)

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Mimachlamys varia (Variegated Scallop) is a species of mussels in the family scallops. Dead Variegated Scallop form shallow marine sediments. They are surficial modifiers. Individuals can grow to 60 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are 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 variegated scallop. View this species on GBIF