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Softshell Clam

Myidae

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Myidae (Softshell Clam) is a family of mussels. Dead Softshell Clam form shallow marine sediments. They have sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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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 softshell clam. View this species on GBIF
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Softshell Clam Habitats

The environments in which many softshell clam species are known to live. Select an environment to see its softshell clam species checklist.

softshell clam Habitats

The environments in which many softshell clam species are known to live. Select an environment to see its softshell clam species checklist.