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Razor Shell

Ensis ensis (Linnaeus 1758)

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Ensis ensis (Razor Shell) is a species of mussels in the family Pharidae. Dead Razor Shell form shallow marine sediments. They are surficial modifiers. Individuals can grow to 130 mm. 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 Razor shell. View this species on GBIF