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Minor Jackknife Clam

Ensis minor (Chenu 1843)

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Ensis minor (Minor Jackknife Clam) is a species of mussels in the family Pharidae. Dead Minor Jackknife Clam form shallow marine sediments. Individuals can grow to 166 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 minor jackknife clam. View this species on GBIF