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Arctic Hiatella

Hiatella arctica (Linnaeus 1767)

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Hiatella arctica (Arctic Hiatella) is a species of mussels in the family rock borers. They are native to New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone and Indian Ocean. Dead Arctic Hiatella form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 63 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are sessile 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 Arctic hiatella. View this species on GBIF