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Delectopecten fosterianus (Powell 1933)


Delectopecten fosterianus is a species of mussels in the family scallops. They are native to Bass Strait, New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone, Great Australian Bight, and Tasman Sea. They are surficial modifiers. 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 fosterianus (Powell 1933). View this species on GBIF