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Common Whelk

Buccinum undatum Linnaeus 1758

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Buccinum undatum (Common Whelk) is a species of snails in the family Buccinidae. They are native to Atlantic Ocean and Arctic Ocean. Dead Common Whelk form shallow marine sediments. They are surficial modifiers. Individuals can grow to 133.59 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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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 Common whelk. View this species on GBIF