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Calf Cowrie

Lyncina vitellus (Linnaeus 1758)

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Lyncina vitellus (Calf Cowrie) is a species of Gastropoda in the family cowries. Dead Calf Cowrie form shallow marine sediments. They are omnivores. Individuals can grow to 76.7 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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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 Calf Cowrie. View this species on GBIF