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Delectopecten vitreus is a species of mussels in the family scallops. They are native to South African Exclusive Economic Zone and Namibia. They are surficial modifiers. Individuals can grow to 26 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They are burrowers.

  • 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 Delectopecten vitreus (Gmelin 1791). View this species on GBIF