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Hatchet Shells

Lucinidae

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Lucinidae (Hatchet Shells) is a family of mussels. Hatchet Shells 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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EOL has data for 37 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of hatchet shells. View this species on GBIF

hatchet shells Habitats

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

Southern California Coastal Water Research. Southern California Coastal Water Research. Year: 2011.   cc-by-nc

Hatchet Shell Habitats

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