Image of irus clam
Creatures » » Animals » » Molluscs » Mussels » » Venus Clams »

Irus Clam

Irus irus (Linnaeus 1758)

Chris Moody   cc-by-nc-2.0

Irus irus (Irus Clam) is a species of mussels in the family venus clams. They are native to Natal. Dead Irus Clam form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 25 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

show all records
show all records
  • URI:
  • 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.
show all records
show all records

EOL has data for 28 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of irus clam. View this species on GBIF