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Smooth Clam

Callista chione (Linnaeus 1758)

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Callista chione (Smooth Clam) is a species of mussels in the family venus clams. Dead Smooth Clam form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 90 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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  • 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 Smooth clam. View this species on GBIF